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Homeless need support, not stigma and stereotypes, homelessness advocate says

End Homelessness Winnipeg (EHW), an Indigenous agency that advocates for unsheltered Winnipeggers, has released a guide to help residents understand and interact with people experiencing homelessness. https://winnipegsun.com/news/news-news/homeless-need-support-not-stigma-and-stereotypes-homelessness-advocate-says Continue reading Homeless need support, not stigma and stereotypes, homelessness advocate says

Report: The long-term impact of COVID-19 on homelessness in Canada

Since it could be a few years before we see rising homelessness in some communities as a result of the current recession, there is time for preventive measures to be designed, implemented and to take effect. https://www.homelesshub.ca/blog/long-term-impact-covid-19-recession-homelessness-canada-what-expect-what-track-what-do Continue reading Report: The long-term impact of COVID-19 on homelessness in Canada

She lodged hundreds of complaints about the homeless, now she’s advocating for them

Between 2004 and 2018, Peggy Allen made approximately 500 calls to police about incidents involving people from the emergency shelter next door in Abbotsford, B.C. https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-may-28-2019-1.5148615/this-b-c-woman-lodged-hundreds-of-911-complaints-about-the-homeless-now-she-s-advocating-for-them-1.5148621 Continue reading She lodged hundreds of complaints about the homeless, now she’s advocating for them