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June Chua | The cost of housing is affecting everyone everywhere. Activists are organizing against the corporatization of neighbourhoods and calling on people to question pension funds invested in real estate.
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Crowded conditions in one of the second-tier shelters in Toronto shows rows and rows of cots where 200 people sleep. Photo courtesy of Cathy Crowe.
Cathy Crowe | Despite the Liberal government's promises of a National Housing Strategy, homelessness has worsened in nearly every community across the country. It remains a disaster and Toronto is the epicentre.
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Apartment buildings in Vancouver. Photo: Robert Ashworth/Flickr
Nick Falvo | A federal-provincial-territorial (FPT) framework agreement on housing was signed on April 10 in Toronto. It supports the Trudeau government's National Housing Strategy, which was released last fall.
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Canadian quarter. Photo: KMR Photography/flickr
Nick Falvo | The 2018 federal budget, while not as transformative as last year's, had important new initiatives related to housing and homelessness.
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Inhumane emergency shelter conditions.
Cathy Crowe | A perfect storm created the conditions for the chronic shortage of shelter beds in Toronto, which can no longer be ignored.
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Affordable apartments open in Prince George. Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr
Shelina Ali, Pro Bono | Last month, the federal government released what it is calling the country's first national housing strategy. From a legal perspective, it's very good news.
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Krystalline Kraus | This week, the Trudeau government released its much anticipated National Housing Strategy. But talk is cheap. Let's see when, and if, the government will fill in the details.
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Toronto's Homeless Memorial will have an additional 244 names on it by 2020. Photo: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | For two winters in a row, Torontonians have been begging their Mayor to open the federal armouries for shelter.
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Jeff Morrison | We have an opportunity between now and the unveiling of the 2017 budget to ensure that the housing needs of Canada's most vulnerable peoples are prioritized in the National Housing Strategy.
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Nick Falvo | Canada's federal government has begun national consultations on the development of a "national housing strategy." The government is expected to release a report Nov. 22, which is National Housing Day.
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Alyse Kotyk | "When we look at homelessness in Canada, it is a crisis. It is an emergency." Alyse Kotyk reports on Tent City in Victoria and its implications across Canada.
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Darlene O'Leary | Canada needs a rights-based national housing strategy that is developed in consultation with all levels of government, including Indigenous, along with community stakeholders.