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Nov. 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat's Point in Time Count

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Nov. 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat's Point in Time Count

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Oct. 27th, 2016

Community Survey - Ending Poverty in Medicine Hat

Ending Poverty in Medicine Hat - TAKE SURVEY NOW
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Oct. 22nd, 2016

Double affordable housing spending to wipe out homelessness

Double affordable housing spending to wipe out homelessness: report

CTV News Channel The cost of homelessness


    The Canadian Press 
    Published Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:35AM EDT 
    OTTAWA -- A new report on homelessness proposes nearly doubling federal spending on affordable housing over the ...
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    Oct. 22nd, 2016

    http://thecornerstoneforteachers.com/2016/09/zaretta-hammond.html

    How can teachers support and advocate for students in poverty?

    This post is based on the latest episode of my weekly podcast, Angela Watson’s Truth for Teachers. A podcast is like a free talk ...
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    Oct. 22nd, 2016

    York releases State of Homelessness in Canada report

    York releases State of Homelessness in Canada report

    Homelessness in Canada remains at crisis levels, but for the first time in more than 25 years, there is hope, according to the State of Homelessness in Canada ...
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    Oct. 6th, 2016

    UK should follow Finland, the only European country where homelessness has decreased

    The UK's homelessness crisis is well documented.

    According to a wide-ranging inquiry by MPs that published its findings last month, the number of rough sleepers in Englandrose by 30 per cent between 2014 and 2015 – and ...
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    Oct. 5th, 2016

    Community Consultations - The Poverty Leadership Group Wants To Hear From You!

    The Poverty Leadership Group is working with Dr Alina Turner to hold three Community Consultations to review and update the Poverty Reduction Plan - "Reducing the Cost of Poverty in Medicine Hat: Moving From Charity to Investment ...
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    Oct. 5th, 2016

    Project Connect

    Wednesday October 26th 10AM - 3PM @ St John's Presbyterian Church

    Project Connect is an annual one-day event that provides opportunities for people to connect to community resources via the delivery of services; connection to agencies and ...
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    Oct. 5th, 2016

    Volunteers Needed - Point in Time Count

    Medicine Hat Community Housing is looking for volunteers to help with the Point-in-Time Count, Wednesday October 19th from 7 to 10pm. 

    The point-in-time count of our city’s homeless population serves two important functions.  ...
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    Oct. 4th, 2016

    The Home Front - Fall Issue (October 2016)


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    Sept. 15th, 2016

    Hamilton shows what works in the fight against homelessness

    Adopting 'housing first approach,' Hamilton has seen the nation's biggest drop in homelessness

    By Kelly Bennett, CBC News Posted: Sep 14, 2016 5:45 AM ET Last Updated: Sep 14, 2016 5:03 PM ET

    Hamilton made the ...
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    Sept. 15th, 2016

    Homelessness plan “radically awesome”


    Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. / CONTRIBUTED PHOTO 

    It’s a plan Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps calls radically exciting For several years, the City of Victoria has been trying to solve the issue of homelessness, but now the ...
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    Sept. 8th, 2016

    Low Wage Reality

    September 1st, 2016 CHAT News Medicine Hat
    Public Interest Alberta says they support the provincial NDP continuing to push the goal of raising the minimum wage to $15/hour by 2018. The group says it will ...
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    Sept. 5th, 2016

    Thousands to receive basic income in Finland: a trial that could lead to the greatest societal transformation of our time

    Finland is about to launch an experiment in which a randomly selected group of 2,000–3,000 citizens already on unemployment benefits will begin to receive a monthly basic income of 560 euros (approx. $600 ...
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    July 18th, 2016

    Harper Government invests in Housing First homelessness initiatives in Toronto

    TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today announced a major investment to support the City of Toronto as it implements Housing First, a proven, evidence-based approach to end homelessness. The announcement was made today by the Honourable ...
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