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Homeless Hub
April 07, 2017
Tags: elections
Categories: Ask the Hub

We have an insightful thread on the Community Workspace on Homelessness on voting participation among people experiencing homelessness. The Community Workspace is an interactive space for communities and by communities. It is an opportunity for leaders, service providers and policymakers to...

Canadian Observatory on Homelessness/Homeless Hub: York University
October 09, 2015
Tags: elections
Categories: Ask the Hub

World Homeless Day (WHD) is tomorrow, October 10th. According to its website, The purpose of WHD is to draw attention to homeless people’s needs locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness, while taking advantage of the stage an international day’ provides.

As Tanya has written before, those of us at the Homeless Hub...

Canadian Observatory on Homelessness/Homeless Hub: York University
September 25, 2015
Tags: elections
Categories: Ask the Hub

Last week, we released our 2015 election guide, which uses non-partisan research to explore where the major Canadian political parties stand on affordable housing and homelessness. (Here’s some more information on how you can use it.)

Another very important part of the upcoming election is helping marginalized people – like those...

University of Toronto
October 17, 2014
Categories: Ask the Hub

Today, October 17, is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The United Nations has focused this year’s theme on complete eradication of extreme poverty in poor countries of the global South, where—thanks to concerted global efforts led by the UN’s Millennium Development Goals—rates of extreme poverty have been cut in half since 1990.

The same cannot be said for Toronto, where rates of...

Canadian Observatory on Homelessness/Homeless Hub; York University
May 30, 2014
Categories: Ask the Hub

The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness/Homeless Hub is a non-partisan organization meaning we don’t endorse any political parties or politicians (individual staff members, researchers and partners may choose to be active on their own time). However, we do all support the goal of ending homelessness in Canada. This is something that all parties and most politicians seem to support. And in a...

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