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Fundraising Walk on August 14 Benefits Homeless Women in Crisis at St. Clare Inn in Toronto
St. Clare Inn
Linda#s Walk, 5k Fundraising Walk to help homeless women rebuild their lives, Saturday, August 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m, St. Bonaventure Church, 1300 Leslie Street, Toronto. Walk 5k to support...
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...

Sources Select Resources

Bick, Carolyn
Al Jazeera
A motel in Massachusetts reveals the extent of the US' hidden homelessness problem. Residents share their stories.
City slides into skid row
Weitz, Don
Seven News
Perhaps some city planners and alderpersons are finally starting to take a serious look at Toronto’s skid row areas and the people struggling to survive in them. And just perhaps, they’ll come up with...
Connexions Library: Community & Urban Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on community and urban issues.
Death becomes rallying cry
Solomon, Rosalyn
24 Hours
Paul Croutch, a homeless man who was beaten to death by army reservists was remembered by his friends yesterday at the same spot he lost his life three years ago.
Don Weitz in conversation with Ulli Diemer
Weitz, Don; Diemer, Ulli
Activist Don Weitz interviewed by Ulli Diemer, December 8, 2016.
Julia Tuttle Causeway sex offender colony
Wikipedia article
The Julia Tuttle Causeway sex offender colony (also called "Bookville" by former residents) was an encampment of banished, registered sex offenders who were living beneath the Julia Tuttle Causeway --...
Squatters are not home stealers
Rose, Steve
The Guardian
The criminalising of squatters in Britain is part of a Europe-wide backlash. But with at least 10% of the world population squatting, can they really be a menace to society?
Who Killed Grace Bates...?
Browne, Norman G.; Weitz, Grace
Seven News
Grace Bates, a long-time resident of Cabbagetown, was 63 years of age when she died in the early morning of July 19 [1976] at Nellie’s Hostel on Broadview. She had been taken to Nellie’s Hostel the pr...

Sources Bookshelf

All Our Sisters
Stories of Homeless Women in Canada
Scott, Susan
The author conducted sixty interviews with homeless women from Vancouver to Ottawa. This investigative reporter has organized the interviews in chapters dealing with the impact of housing policies, vi...
Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
An Unauthorized Biography of the World
Oral History on the Front Lines
Riordon, Michael
This book uses oral history to discuss oral history. It is in memoir style, and delves into how oral history is done in such places as First Nations (Canada), Turkey, Chicago, Newfoundland, Peru, New ...


New Homes
Three editions: Greater Toronto, Southwestern Ontario, Eastern Ontario. Additional publication titled The Condo Guide GTA. Listings of new homes and condos. Some editorial content.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Human Resources and Skills Development
Human Resources Development Canada's mission is to enable Canadians to participate fully in the workplace and the community. The department provides an integrated approach to Canada's national investm...
Northwest Territories Housing Corporation
The NWTHC is the territorial crown-owned housing agency for the Northwest Territories. We provide public housing to 2,121 families and home ownership assistance to NWT residents. Experts in Arctic con...

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