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  • January 20, 2020

    ‘Being on the street is not easy’: 3,000 survival kits distributed to city’s homeless to provide winter relief Four years ago, Maria was panhandling downtown Toronto on Yonge Street when she was approached by someone carrying a “survival kit.” What she didn’t know at the time was that the kit — packed with a sleeping bag, hat and other winter essentials — would

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  • December 13, 2019

    A course which fits around your schedule Here’s the perfect opportunity to take a career course at your own pace. Our popular Be Bold in Your Career online course is running again in January 2020 and it’s the ideal opportunity to make your continued professional development a number one priority. In just a few weeks, it will help you carve out time

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  • City seeks input to tackle homelessness

    September 25, 2019

    The city is asking for help to eliminate its homelessness issue. “No one person or agency or program can end homelessness alone,” Tracy Flaherty-Willmott, with OrgCode Consulting Inc., told a large group gathered on Monday at the Brantford Convention Centre. The Brantford-Brant Community Conversation on Homelessness, organized by city staff, was expected to attract close to 200 participants for daytime

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  • Ontario Government Moves to Protect Social Housing Tenants

    September 25, 2019

    TORONTO ― Ontario is protecting people who live in community housing, especially vulnerable seniors and children, by allowing housing providers to turn away tenants who have been evicted from community housing for serious crimes. “Our government is sending a clear message that dangerous criminal activity is not welcome in community housing,” said Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. “People

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  • Housing Affordability Is A Major Election Issue For Canadians

    September 25, 2019

    A recent CBC poll revealed that despite Canada’s strong economic growth, affordable housing remains a top-of-mind issue for the majority of voters. With the rising costs of basics such as food and gas, Canadians are reeling from the anxiety to afford life in general. That anxiety includes, first and foremost, affordable housing. Poll respondents said that the lack of available rental units

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