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Jamie Chai Yun Liew
“How do we live together in a community? How do we share common space?” are questions Justice Brown of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice asked in November this past year.1 The courts are increasingly arbitrating disputes in public spaces in our...
Ryan Paul Lindsay
<br><i>Background</i>: Structural and environmental factors are that influence risk behaviors for HIV and tuberculosis (TB) outcomes are increasingly relevant in determining risk. The impact of the...
Kesia Reeve
The wide-ranging literature on deviance and stigma rarely allows for disjuncture between action (behavior) and disposition (values): individuals act deviantly because they are deviant, or they re-present deviant actions as consistent with dominant...
When I was about 15 years old I ran away from my parent’s home in Burnaby. My parents were alcoholics and there was a lot of abusive behaviour and yelling in our home. This is common in a lot of Native homes, but I think this is because our parents...
Debbie V
I was born in 1957 and in my early years I lived in a cabin with my mother and six siblings in Quesnel B.C. When I was eight years old, our mother took off and left us alone for three days. My younger siblings had no diapers and we were eating dry...
Laura Prescott
Re-traumatization is a problem that trauma survivors face frequently and as a services provider being aware of the potential for this to occur is crucial. This article provides information that will aid service providers in becoming more aware and...
Kimberly A Tyler, Dan R Hoyt, Ana Mari Cauce
Path analysis was used to investigate the impact of childhood sexual abuse on later sexual victimization among 372 homeless and runaway youth in Seattle. Young people were interviewed directly on the streets and in shelters by outreach workers in...
Agency Profile: This agency is a fully accredited, publicly-funded health service provider that delivers primary health care, counselling and health promotion programs and services. Working within a social determinants of health framework, we also...
In following the Foyer’s Hub and Spoke model, both Covenant House Toronto (CHT) and Covenant House Vancouver (CHV) have developed different forms of transitional housing (besides their onsite Rights of Passage Program). Both agencies have a...
Train for Trades staff complete several training courses that are required for their COR™ certification. These include Standard First Aid, Fall Protection, WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System), Power-line Hazard, Ramset, Asbestos...
Tara Lyons, Andrea Krüsi, Leslie Pierre, Adrienne Smith, Will Small, Kate Shannon
Purpose: Little is known about trans womens' experiences accessing gender-segregated health and housing services, particularly services for marginalized individuals living in poverty. As such, we conducted a qualitative investigation into...
A. O’Carroll, N. Irving, J. O’Neill, E. Flanagan
Abstract Background Homeless people have excessively high morbidity and mortality rates, yet they face barriers accessing primary care. A mobile health clinic, staffed by GP registrars, was developed to provide services to homeless people,...
Kim Thuy Seelinger, Julie Freccero
The aim of the study is to generate research-based evidence to inform donors, policymakers, and international and local actors about types of relevant models, priority challenges, and promising practices. The study focused on three key objectives:...
Motilal Mahamallik
Homelessness is a worldwide phenomenon, and getting aggravated due to rapid urbanisation and increasing vulnerability and sluggish growth of rural economy. Homelessness is one of the worst forms of vulnerability that exposes homeless people to all...