OLD NEWS: Housing as a fundamental human right & national housing legislation

“Adequate housing is a fundamental human right that is recognized in international law, including the Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, to which Canada is a party. Yet the fact remains that 1.7 million people in Canada are living in homes that are inadequate or unaffordable. Another 25,000 Canadians are chronically homeless. This is unacceptable in a country … Continue reading OLD NEWS: Housing as a fundamental human right & national housing legislation

Adopt-A-School: 16-year-old homeless girl survives with the help of Safe Schools team

Violence, abuse, depression and contemplation of suicide should never be part of any child’s life. But for this 16-year-old who has been homeless in Surrey since she was 14 that has been a lived experience. https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/adopt-a-school-16-year-old-homeless-girl-survives-with-the-help-of-safe-schools-team Continue reading Adopt-A-School: 16-year-old homeless girl survives with the help of Safe Schools team