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The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness is the largest national research institute devoted to homelessness in Canada. The COH is the curator of the Homeless Hub.
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There are many homeless youths in Toronto that cannot get out of homelessness due to the fact that most community services only focus on crisis and placement housing. CAMH (The Centre for Addiction...
"No one ever sees the woman she used to be. She's somebody's girl who's lost her way; got stuck in bad luck and cocaine." Kingston-based vocalist Carol Hegadorn, a classically trained pianist and...
Homeless people in elegant housing, surrounded by luxury custom-made furniture, designed by some of Toronto’s high-end designers and beyond the reach of regular folk. Whether the thought enrages you...
An art studio doesn't usually make anyone's list of what the homeless need. But when Anita Beaty decided to start painting in the storefront window of a homeless shelter, people were soon looking in...
"That's a really bright yellow. I like that yellow better," said 10-year-old Lizzy Garcia as she watched a companion squeeze out some paint into a pie tin. She was one of about a dozen children...
Thirty-six photographs from a unique collaboration between award-winning photographers and young street survivors will be sold at auction this month to help fund educational programs for youth...
He has been a labourer, custodian, house painter and pool builder. He’s recovering from alcohol, drug and gambling addictions. He is, by his own definition, chronically homeless. Born in Newmarket...
The Spirituelle Divas are a group of women from across York Region and the GTA who gather to share experiences and empowerment. One of the ways the women have found renewed strength is through art...
A major exhibition of the work of homeless people includes more than 100 rare and signed works.
Edmonton's city hall is home to a new art project called Street Speak. It's a collection of nine paintings that represent the voices of the homeless in words, doodles, pictures and symbols.