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April 2018: Call for proposals, 50th National Congress on Housing and Homelessness

When: Tuesday to Friday, April 24 to April 27, 2018

Where: Ottawa, Ontario

The congress will convene over 600 delegates and sector leaders from Canada and other countries for four days of learning and networking opportunities.

November 21, 2017

The Unconscionable and Unconstitutional Safe Streets Act

As a province, we have sought to address poverty by criminalizing it. Although this logic may have been acceptable 30 years ago, it cannot be tolerated in 2017: Columnist.

July 27, 2017

January 13: Ask me Anything on Veteran Homelessness!

When: Friday, January 13, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. (ET)

Where: Online

Join Jan Richardson, City of London's Manager of Homelessness Prevention, and Cheryl Forchuk, Professor and Associate Director at the University of Western Ontario, for their Ask Me Anything (AMA) session.

January 12, 2017

Preventing homelessness by preventing eviction

A new report on the Tenant Duty Counsel Program demonstrates that eviction prevention is a vital component of homelessness prevention.

November 24, 2016

January 21: Exploring Systems Responses to Homelessness Webinar

When: Thursday, January 21, 2016, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Online

This free webinar includes topics such as centralized access to supportive housing, cross-sector case management, and measuring homelessness in a complex system.

December 17, 2015

Housing and Homelessness Election Guide 2015

This website from the Homeless Hub includes recommendations, party platforms and analysis, how to share the message, and supporting documents.

September 17, 2015

May 14: Preventing, Reducing and Ending LGBTQ2S Youth Homelessness Across Canada

When: Thursday, May 14, 2015, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: Online

This is a free webinar with Dr. Alex Abramovich and Lesley McMillan, who will highlight their research on and experience with LGBTQ2S youth homeless youth.

May 07, 2015

February 19: Legal and Justice Issues Experienced by People who are Homeless

When: Thursday, February 19, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST

Where: Online

This webinar will include topics such as the criminalization of homelessness, Safe Streets Act and its repeal, young people's experiences of housing insecurity, and Navigating the Road to Reintegration.

February 08, 2015

Why would a landlord rent to someone who is homeless?

Most people who've experienced homelessness only do so for a short time; those who are chronically homeless have much more difficulty moving out of shelters or off the streets into permanent housing.

October 09, 2014

Why Do People Become Homeless? New infographic from Homeless Hub

Homelessness is usually the result of the cumulative impact of a number of factors, rather than a single cause. This new infographic explains the three main contributors leading to homelessness.

September 12, 2014

April 5: Understanding the links between child protection and youth homelessness

Date Friday, April 5, 2013
Time 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. ET (Registration: 8:30 a.m.)
Place Markham Convergence Centre, 7271 Warden Avenue, Markham
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This free session, Joining the dots: Understanding the links between child protection and youth homelessness, is presented as part of Responding to Youth Homelessness: A Systems Approach Learning Series.

March 19, 2013