Cathy Crowe is a street nurse, author and filmmaker who works nationally and locally on health and social justice issues. Her work has included taking the pulse of health issues affecting homeless people including shelter conditions and inadequate housing, the return of tuberculosis and bedbugs, discrimination and a high mortality rate. She has fostered numerous coalitions and advocacy initiatives that have achieved significant public policy victories.
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Monday, December 30, 2019
Canada's Brutal Decade of Homelessness
It's been a brutal decade for homeless people in Canada. In Toronto alone, approximately 3,000 more people are homeless than 10 years ago. Shelters are full across the country. There are waiting lists for family shelters. Municipalities rely on motels for homeless families. Tent encampments are no...