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Christine Walsh, Meaghan Bell, Nicole Jackson, John Graham, Shafak Sajid, Katrina Milaney
In response to the continued growth of family homelessness, communities across Canada are developing family-centered interventions to end homelessness and help families achieve residential stability. In Calgary, there is concern for the growing...
Stephen Gaetz, Bill O’Grady
In this chapter, we ask a key question: What is the role of employment training programs in helping young people move off the streets? More and more communities struggle with how to enhance the employability of homeless youth, often knowing that...
HRSDC
"Mr. Rick Dykstra, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of the Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, today announced a national training and development project led by the National...
While the vision and mission statements are forward-looking and aspirational, the guiding principles of plans to end youth homelessness begin to frame the proposed approach. Guiding principles articulate the norms or ethics guiding stakeholders’...
Since its formation in 1973, Waterloo Region has consistently ranked as one of the fastest-growing communities in Canada. In the last five years alone, the Region's population has increased by approximately 8% -- over 6,300 people per year....
Daniel Poremski, Jino Distasio, Stephen W. Hwang, Eric Latimer
Objectives Research suggests that homeless people with mental illness may have difficulty obtaining employment and disability benefits. Our study provides a comprehensive description of sources of income and employment rates in a large Canadian...
Media Folder: Media Root Party Website Election Platform Leader – PM Stephen Harper Minister of State for Social Development - Candice Bergen Minister of Employment and Social Development - Jason Kenney As the incumbent government, we are able to...
Andrew Jackson, Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD)
A ranking of Canada, the United States and Sweden in terms of the Indicators of Social Development: Income and Poverty, Jobs, Employment Security, Social Supports, Health, Crime, Education and Civic Participation. Using the Olympic model, it ranks...
CPRN-Canadian Policy Research Networks
In this report, Housing Is Good Social Policy, Tom Carter, Canada Research Chair in Urban Change and Adaptation at the University of Winnipeg, and Chesya Polevychok, Research Associate at the University of Winnipeg, call for the re-integration of...
Housing First has proven to be a realistic, humane and effective way of responding to homelessness.  Housing First in Canada: Supporting Communities to End Homelessness is the first book that examines how this approach has been applied in Canada....
James P. Mulvale, Sid Frankel
Canada has had recurring debates about guaranteed or basic income over several decades. This article outlines reasons for implementing basic income in the Canadian context-reducing poverty and inequality, addressing precarious employment, and...
Linda Baker, Jassamine Tabibi
Emerging research from across Canada points to a significant relationship between immigrant and refugee women fleeing violence and experiences of homelessness. This report is based on the meeting hosted by Employment and Social Development Canada...
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Canada
The objective of this study was to examine the transferability of Safe in the City (SITC), based in London, England to the Canadian context. SITC was set up in 1998 by the Peabody Trust and Centrepoint, a charity working with homeless and socially...
Mark S. Dolson
Based on 14 months of ethnographic fieldwork with street youths in a mid-sized city in Ontario, Canada, this paper centers on the ways some street youths are engaging in partial accommodation and selective resistance to Ontario's workfare program;...