Tent cities causing growing concerns for some Edmontonians

Concerns are growing among some Edmontonians as homeless camps have been set up in inner-city neighbourhoods and don’t seem to be going anywhere. Sean Lamb is a resident and landlord in the McCauley neighbourhood. He said a tent city in…

Montreal business community raises more than $230,000 for Dans La Rue

Members of Montreal’s business community are sleeping on the streets of downtown Montreal to better understand the realities of homeless youth. So far, they have raised $230,000 for non-profit Dans La Rue. “We have a lot of intervention workers and…

‘It does affect all of us’: Regina organizations to celebrate World Homelessness Day

There are 286 homeless individuals in Regina at any given time, according to data collected in 2018. “That’s a real eye-opener and why it’s so important to showcase World Homelessness Day awareness,” said Terin Kennedy, director at End Homelessness Regina.…

Addressing housing before mental health needs could help long-term homelessness: study

A recent Canadian study is showing that addressing housing needs for people who are living on the streets and struggling with mental illness could reduce homelessness in the long term. The report was published in Lancet Psychiatry by scientists at…