Homeless advocates voice concerns over Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccine passport

With the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine passport in Quebec, homeless advocates in the province are voicing their concerns. While the provincial government has stated people experiencing homelessness will be … Read More

‘Our greatest need’: Montreal mission calls for donations

The Open Door mission in Montreal is calling on the public for help as the non-profit is in dire need of donations. In a Facebook post, the mission showed bare … Read More

No place to go or hide: A deeper look into how vulnerable Montreal women are trying to survive

With the pandemic entering its second year and tight restrictions still in place in Montreal, women who are experiencing poverty, homelessness and domestic violence have had to face the additional … Read More

Quebec will exempt homeless from COVID-19 curfew after court ruling

The Quebec government says it will not challenge a temporary court order exempting the province’s homeless population from the nightly curfew implemented to stem the tide of the novel coronavirus. … Read More

Quebec will exempt homeless from COVID-19 curfew after court finds rule endangered safety

The Quebec government says it will not challenge a temporary court order exempting the province’s homeless population from the nightly curfew implemented to stem the tide of the novel coronavirus. … Read More

Coronavirus vaccines on the way for homeless Montrealers, public health says

As the health crisis deepens, some of Montreal’s homeless population will be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. Dr. Mylene Drouin, the city’s public health director, announced the measure during an … Read More

Montreal homeless shelters say clients, workers need access to vaccine as COVID-19 cases spike

With the COVID-19 pandemic’s stronghold over Montreal, four organizations devoted to helping those without a home are sounding the alarm over the spread of the novel coronavirus among clients and … Read More

Toronto palliative patients on homeless spectrum confront new challenges due to COVID-19

Jimmy Evans spent several years living on the street experiencing homelessness, but it was only after he got affordable housing in 2017 with the help of the Ontario Disability Support … Read More

Labrador Liberal member resisting calls from Innu Nation leaders to resign

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 27, 2020 1:11 pm     Updated October 27, 2020 1:15 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase … Read More

To address Labrador homelessness, N.L. politician needs to go: Innu

A central Labrador town has a pressing homelessness problem and it won’t be solved until the district’s legislature member is replaced by someone who understands Indigenous issues, Labrador’s Innu Nation … Read More

As coronavirus eviction bans end, advocates worry homelessness will rise

Housing and tenant advocates say they’re worried that the end of eviction moratoriums, implemented as the coronavirus pandemic hit Canada, will contribute to an increase in homelessness this year. Many … Read More

A study says Canada’s homeless women are ‘invisible.’ COVID-19 could make it worse

A new research project shows women experiencing homelessness in Canada are largely invisible and falling through major gaps in support systems — and into dangerous situations. The study, led by … Read More

YMCA and City of London partner to provide downtown hygiene facilities

The City of London and the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario are offering a “safe, clean and welcoming environment for those in need of supplies and temporary relief from the elements.” … Read More

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