Homelessness

‘A roof over my head:’ Tiny homes provide hope for homeless military veterans

CALGARY — Dirk Lemcke spent 8 1/2 years in a combat regiment…

 

Red Deer man says he built elaborate fort to help homeless people survive the winter

Ryan Drummond says all rough sleepers are not addicts or mentally ill

 

Grassroots movement to clean up Red Deer is gaining momentum

Homeless people need more attention than shopping carts, says former councillor Cindy Jefferies

 

Red Deer bars complain of homeless people and carts driving away customers

Authorities need to find a solution, businesses say.

Mayors unveil wish list seeking funding for affordable housing, climate change

HALIFAX — Canada’s big city mayors are gearing up for the 2019…

Homeless Edmonton piano player who gained fame from viral video dies at 46

EDMONTON — A Edmonton homeless man whose spontaneous piano performance was viewed…

City approves $300,000 to clean up homeless camps

Dozens of homeless camps sprinkled throughout city pose safety risk, says council.

Homeless veterans plan to be out in autumn

OTTAWA — The federal government plans to release this fall a long-awaited…

Cities ask feds to rethink homeless strategy

OTTAWA — Cities struggling to house their homeless are asking the federal…

Study sees link between foster care, homeless

OTTAWA — A first-of-its-kind study in Canada has painted a national picture…

Former homeless man donates $10K to shelter

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — An Ontario man who was homeless for years…