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Safe, Secure and Affordable Housing Is a Human Right

I begin this month’s edition by remembering all those who have passed away during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially the many seniors in long-term care homes. Also, may we be thankful for the many healthcare and frontline essential-service workers...

SAFE, SECURE AND AFFORDBALE HOUSING IS A HUMAN RIGHT

As I write the May Changing Times report, we are all experiencing the challenges of dealing with COVID-19 and the uncertainty of when it will ease or, hopefully, end. There will also be more uncertainty as we begin to recover from the pandemic...

Safe, Secure and Affordable Housing Is Human Right

In a previous article, I mentioned the Working Group to End Homelessness (WGEH), which currently consists of 31 United Nations Non-Governmental Agencies (NGOs) who have come together to form the WGEH. The mission of the WGEH is “to influence the UN...

Safe, Secure And Affordable Housing Is A Human Right

As we continue to discuss the national campaign theme of safe, secure and affordable housing being a human right, I’d like to focus on the topic of systemic change as it relates to the campaign theme. The systemic change concept is based on the...

Safe, Secure and Affordable Housing is a Human Right

The issue of the need for safe, secure and affordable housing and how it is a major contributor to homelessness is a global one and one that  numerous organizations are addressing. One question that is asked of us is why the Society of Saint...

Safe, Secure And Affordable Housing Is A Human Right

A 2016 report by the United Nations committee on Economics, Social and Cultural Rights criticized Canada for its “persistent housing crisis”. In 2017 Statistics Canada reported that over 25% of Canadians spent more than 30% of their income on...

Social Justice Cross-Conference Teams

As we continue to grow the social justice network across Canada, challenges remain at the conference and council level. The revised national statutes of the Society include social justice as a recommended agenda item at every meeting. The National Council also...

Safe, Secure And Affordable Housing Is A Human Right

The October Changing Times https://www.ssvp.ca/newsletter/social-justice provided background information on the national 3 -year national housing campaign which included the anticipated outcomes of the campaign which align with the four pillars of...

Safe, Secure And Affordable Housing Is A Human Right

In March 2019, the SSVP National Council of Canada approved the National Action Committee’s recommendation to conduct a 3-year national housing campaign.  The overarching goal of this campaign will be to educate Vincentians, our parishes, and the...

Social Justice Project in Calgary

Calgary SSVP is pleased to announce that with the support of Theodoric Nowak (Diocese of Calgary) and the full support of Calgary Central Council president Theo van Besouw and vice president David Mayer, we are investigating a new system to support high-risk single...

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