Posts Tagged: government

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Ten things to know about Canada’s newly-unveiled National Housing Strategy

By Nick Falvo, PhD Nick Falvo is the Director of Research and Data at Calgary Homeless Foundation On November 22, the Trudeau government unveiled its much-anticipated National Housing Strategy. While much of the Strategy’s content and funding levels had already been broadly outlined in the most recent federal budget, the Strategy provides further detail on / Read More

Ten Things to Know About Social Assistance in Alberta

By: Nick Falvo, PhD Nick Falvo is Director of Research and Data at Calgary Homeless Foundation. This is part two of a two-part blog series on social assistance. Part one, which looks at social assistance across Canada, can be accessed here. — As recently noted by my colleague Rachel Campbell, last fall’s Point-in-Time (PiT) Count / Read More

Second Annual Canadian Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative

By Nick Falvo, PhD Nick Falvo is Director of Research and Data at Calgary Homeless Foundation. On May 18, 2017, the Second Annual Canadian Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative took place in Calgary (all slide presentations, as well as photos from the event, are available here). The event was organized by the Calgary Homeless Foundation and / Read More

Fiscal Situation of Canada’s ‘Oil Rich’ Provinces

By Nick Falvo, PhD Nick Falvo is Director of Research and Data at Calgary Homeless Foundation. To end homelessness, provincial and territorial governments need to adequately finance social spending—especially spending on affordable housing, social assistance, child benefits, and homelessness services. With this in mind, I organized and chaired a panel discussion at this year’s Annual / Read More