The history of homelessness in Canada
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- Poor Women Speak Out In Ottawa
- Deputation on BILL 142 to the Standing Committee on
Social Development, 21 October 1997.
- Shelters running out of space: Warning
sounded as winter looms
- By Robert Matas and Margaret Philp, The Globe and
Mail, 23 October 1997. Workers at shelters in
Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Vancouver warned that a
national crisis is in the making.
- Who Are Canada's Homeless?
- By Gladys Pollack, The Reader's Digest,
. Twenty years ago, the problem of homelessness
seemed minor and was thought to be about single men with
alcohol problems living on the streets. Today, in almost
every urban centre across Canada, the situation is
changing, and conservative estimates are that there are
some 200,000 Canadians—men, women and
children—who are homeless.
- An Affordable Housing Crisis in
- CBC TV, . A study published in August 2001
outlines some the reasons behind the homeless crisis in
Canada's urban centres. According to research by the
Centre for Urban and Community Studies at the University
of Toronto there is a lack of affordable housing in urban