Men

A man's painful journey through addiction... In my years spent chasing after what I thought was a way to exist, I've run into a lot of life. In all the desperate, frantic and scary chaos, a lot of stories come up. I could tell you about waiting urgently on Toronto street corners, in below...
How do you take care of your health when you don't have a home? STREET HEALTH STORIES asks this question, weaving intimate audio interviews with stunning portrait-photography collected by four young women who have themselves experienced homelessness.  Watch the video here
Bonjour, my name is Guy Ricard. I want to know why some people are on the streets, with nowhere to go? And what can be done to solve this problem. It is a human right that every individual should have a place to sleep, and food to eat, and a place where he can wash. So why when we walk on the...
A man spends ten years on the street but never loses his entrepreneurial spirit I was a successful businessman. My girlfriend introduced me to crack cocaine and that was the beginning of my downfall. Within 2 years, I was bankrupt and living on welfare. It took 8 more years to hit the streets...
I was homeless at 21, and bought my first house at 25. That’s how Jason, a former street kid, describes his personal journey. Raised in a middle-class Calgary family, he grew up with a passion for hockey, spending countless hours on the ice and dreaming of a future in the big leagues.  A serious...
A man finds a way to get housed… Being homeless, courting park benches and bus shelters, sleeping under trees and at various other shelters, I decided to laugh at life before it laughs at me. I was wary of organized shelters, having heard stories of theft and violence that invariably occurs there...

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