single mothers

Family homelessness in Canada continues to be an emergent and troubling issue. 

In Calgary, for example, homelessness decreased by 1.3% overall between 2008 and 2014; at the same time, the number of families accessing shelter and short-term housing increased by 31%.

Homelessness for families is an especially troubling issue, because most are single mothers who have experienced long...

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