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Why Don’t The Homeless Just Go Home?

There are many reasons why people become homeless: losing your job; family break-up; family violence; mental illness; poor physical health; substance use; physical, sexual or emotional abuse – to name […]

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Everyday Myths About the Homeless – Debunked

Over 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness on a given night. For the rest of the population, the circumstances of homelessness are often misunderstood. It’s time we debunk the most common myths […]

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Homeless Woman Sitting on the street

8 Challenges Homeless Women Face Every Day

Homelessness definitely has a stereotype: a single, adult male asking for change on the city streets. However, according to The State of Homelessness in Canada 2016, women make up 27.3% […]

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Homeless lady enjoying a warm beverage

Six Tips On How You Can Help Homeless During The Cold Months

Winters in Canada can be cruel. When there’s sub-zero temperatures, or a snowstorm, or icy road conditions, it’s a struggle to be outside even for a short amount of time. […]

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A homeless person sleeping outdoors

Housing Now: Beyond the First Step

On January 30, 2019, Toronto city council approved a plan to open up surplus city-owned land for developers to build more housing – something we desperately need. In part, it […]

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