When we find or are directed to reports that we feel are relevant to the movement, we'll post links and information to them here as a reference to the comments and plans we propose.

Canada’s first ever National Housing Strategy

The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos: Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

A place to call home

Nothing is more important than home. Canada’s first-ever National Housing Strategy is a 10-year, $40-billion plan that will strengthen the middle class, fuel our economy and give more Canadians across the country a place to call home.

Canada’s National Housing Strategy

Over the next decade, the National Housing Strategy will remove 530,000 families from housing need, cut chronic homelessness by 50% and change the face of housing in Canada forever.

2018 Report - PDF

The State of Homelessness in Canada 2016

Stephen Gaetz, Erin Dej, Tim Richter, Melanie Redman - COH Research Paper #12

Executive Summary

Mass homelessness in Canada emerged in the 1980s, following a massive disinvestment in affordable housing, structural shifts in the economy and reduced spending on social supports. Since then, stakeholders across the country have tried and tested solutions to address the issue. These responses, largely based on the provision of emergency services, have prevented meaningful progress. Fortunately, there are many signs that we are entering a new phase – one that will lead to an end to homelessness in Canada.

1026 Report - PDF

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