Stefania Seccia is the managing editor of Megaphone Magazine.
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A plan and a commitment can go a long way to lessen the crisis on the streets. Last in a series.
Cities that have tried it in the United States have made headway.
But funding falls short of homelessness needs.
Early diagnosis, access to multiple supports keep people off the street.
One in five court-ordered release conditions restrict where a person can go — with harsh results.
For some, much-maligned ‘single-room occupancy’ means independent shelter within their budget. And it’s vanishing.
Calgary and other cities are ‘wrapping’ their citizens in help, starting with shelter. It works.
One east-side ‘warming centre’ saw more than 1,300 visits over 10-day cold snap.
A commitment to neighbourliness eases resistance to new supportive housing. Part of a series.
Canada’s first national survey of homeless youth calls out the ‘myth’ of wilful runaways.
Activists say BC should follow Portland, Seattle in allowing shelter under polycotton.
West Hastings camp is gone, sending some residents to shelter beds, others back to parks and alleys.
City swept tents from Oppenheimer Park as storms closed in and emergency shelters reported they were full.
Ordinance ‘totally applicable to Vancouver,’ says housing rights lawyer.
Meanwhile in Victoria, residents are packing up ‘Super InTent City’ after nine months to move into social housing.