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Seven residents of Homes First shelters and housing have been nominated for a bursary recognizing their visual art, music, and crafting.
While homelessness is often thought of as a downtown phenomenon, experts warn of "hidden homelessness" in the suburbs.
After 10 long years of battling for a homeless shelter for LGBTQ youth, advocates will see their work come to fruition this summer.
The mayor says "we need to redouble our efforts" on homelessness.
Portland is combating its anti-homeless image with a new approach to affordable housing.
Almost a year after protestors took over Metro Hall for the homeless, the City has opened it up voluntarily.
An old church in an affluent part of town takes a community-focused approach to helping low-income Torontonians.
Kids with nowhere else to turn are seeking shelter at Covenant House in increasing numbers.
Toronto's homeless shelters are struggling to meet long-term housing needs the system was never intended to address.
Given Toronto's longstanding affordable housing crisis, it should be no surprise that there's pressure on emergency shelters.
Protestors concerned about the state of Toronto's shelter system brought sleeping bags to Toronto's second-most-recognizable municipal building.
Housing advocates demand action as shelter occupancy remains near capacity.
Research shows that Toronto needs to become more accessible, supportive, and safe for LGBTQ youth.
Under a harm reduction-inspired approach, residents were permitted to consume alcoholic beverages inside the shelter.
Advocates say City officials and politicians failed to communicate a strategy to protect homeless residents from Monday night's severe weather.
Service users and partner agencies are still unsure how many staff are leaving, and how other programs will be affected.
The centre would be the latest in a string of drop-in closures.
Just re-added to a proposed new bylaw: a provision that would seemingly prohibit sleeping on the streets.