Praying for change: Last day for ISARC vigil at Queen's Park

People of a variety of faiths have been praying on the front lawn of the Ontario Legislative Assembly at Queen's Park for the last month in the lead up to Continue Reading…

Homeless in Fredericton: New report card…

Homelessness was up 15% during the first six months of 2008, according to Fredericton's Vital Signs initiative. The Community Action Group on Homelessness Continue Reading…

Homeless in Moncton: New report card

A total of 725 people were homeless in Moncton, New Brunswick, according to the 2008 homelessness report card from the Greater Moncton Homelessness Steering Continue Reading…

Homeless in Halifax: New report card…

A total of 1,252 people stayed in homeless shelters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 2008, according to the first-ever Halifax Report Card on Homelessness 2009, Continue Reading…

Low-income Ontarians, and provincial economy get welcome boost from new investments

TORONTO:  Provincial plans to speed up the Ontario Child Benefit and increase affordable housing investments mean that low-income Ontarians will have more Continue Reading…

Ontario makes substantial down payment on new provincial housing plan

Ontario has made a substantial down payment to meet the housing needs of tens of thousands of people who are precariously housed or homeless. Ontario Premier Continue Reading…

Day two of Canada's national forum to reduce health inequalities…

Some highlights from day two of the national forum to reduce health inequalities: The Wellesley Institute's Bob Gardner and Michael Shapcott joined with about Continue Reading…

Day one of national forum to reduce health inequalities…

The Wellesley Institute's Bob Gardner and Michael Shapcott joined about 70 governmental and non-governmental research and policy experts at the national forum Continue Reading…

UK Commons: Reduce health inequality with smart policy

Health inequalities – such as the greater burden of illness and premature death faced by poor people compared to their wealthier neighbours – are critically Continue Reading…

Alberta announces $3.2b plan to end homelessness

The Alberta government has today released a dramatic plan to end homelessness in 10 years by committing $1.2 billion in capital investments and $2 billion in Continue Reading…