The Fight for Housing and Shelter
January 18, 2018
Toronto is in the midst of a deadly crisis of homelessness. We know all three levels of government are responsible for creating the housing crisis and then refusing to deal with the consequences. But how exactly have they done this? What precisely is wrong with the Canadian housing policies? How to we make sense of the claims of "historic investments" in housing that the Liberals made when they announced the National Housing strategy last November? Will the strategy help poor and low-income people?
Over the past month we've won the opening of the armouries to provide immediate respite to the homeless but the fight for shelter is far from over. How do we build on the gains made to win adequate shelter in the coming months and housing for all?
Join us as discuss these and other important questions to understand the current crisis and strengthen the fight for shelter & housing.
Speaker: David Hulchanski - is a professor of housing and community development in the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto.
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 40 Oak Street (Parliament and Gerrard) Toronto, ON
Categories: Urban Issues, Transit, Housing, Public Space
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