To find a home they can afford, low-income households often live with pests, mold, and exposed wires in their homes. But each of these health and safety hazards alone are not severe enough to appear in national datasets, meaning that many more Americans may live in these substandard conditions than policymakers think. Without an accurate … Read More
The Housing Podcast is a production of Inside Housing magazine, the UK’s leading social and affordable housing publication. Listen to find out more about the key issues in housing today, with input from the sector’s leading voices. On this episode, they tackle the difficult topic of mental health. With the help of Ellie White, senior … Read More
The Roadmap for the Prevention of Youth Homelessness helps to fill this gap in our knowledge. It is designed to help service providers, policy makers, communities, advocates, and researchers better understand the meaning of youth homelessness prevention through the provision of a clear definition and a common language for policy and practice. The Roadmap aims … Read More
Indigenous Caucus Day Highlights Report has been released by the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association. It was developed through the Indigenous Housing Caucus Day, which takes place annually in conjunction with the CHRA Congress on Housing and Homelessness. A full-day collaborative forum attended by more than 150 delegates from across Canada, Caucus Day 2018 focused … Read More
A new Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) quarterly newsletter highlighting advocacy initiatives, activities, events, research and cross-sectoral news specific to Indigenous housing and homelessness. It’s led by the CHRA’s Indigenous Caucus Working Group.
Public Interest Alberta obtained the following information from Statistics Canada’s monthly Labour Force Survey. It indicates the average number of employed Albertans in each category for the year ending June 30, 2018. The total number of employed Albertans in this period was 1,913,200. The minimum wage will increase from $13.60 per hour to $15.00 per … Read More
Older homeless people are rapidly rising in number yet largely misunderstood and invisible. By providing a voice to George and Hilary, Beyond Housing aims to raise awareness, combat stereotypes, & provide hope to older homeless adults across Canada. TELUS STORYHIVE supports compelling, original stories told by filmmakers from BC and Alberta by providing production funding, … Read More
Canada unveils its first-ever Poverty Reduction Strategy. It followed two years of public consultations and hearings by a Parliamentary Committee. The Strategy sets forth a poverty reduction target of 20% by 2020 and a 50% reduction by 2030. The Strategy will also create an official measure of poverty: Canada’s Official Poverty Line. This is based … Read More
Profiles derived from Electoral Boundaries (defined by the Alberta Elections Act, Chapter E-1, 2018) provides detailed demographic and socio-economic information. Data have been specifically tabulated from the 2016 Census of Canada.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has funding available to encourage and support applications in specific areas aligning with CIHR’s research priority areas and mandates. These include: Research and Knowledge Translation in Indigenous Health and Housing Research and Knowledge Translation on Urban Housing and Health Deadline to apply: November 1, 2018