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The pandemic has caused an unprecedented assault on the right to safe and secure housing in Canada. Income loss and job losses have been disproportionately experienced by women and lower … More

The National Right to Housing Network is concerned with gaps in the recently announced National Housing Council but intends to work collaboratively to progressively realize the right to housing in Canada.     Yesterday, the Government of Canada took the next step in implementing its … More

Over 75 organizations and prominent Canadians launch the National Right to Housing Network with a mission to meaningfully implement and fully realize the right to housing for all. OTTAWA (February … More

On the first anniversary of Canada’s National Housing Strategy important questions remain about the federal implementation of the Right to Housing. CALGARY (November 26, 2018) –  Canada will fall short … More

A group of over 170 organizations and prominent individuals have signed an open letter to Justin Trudeau — urging the government to follow up on its national housing strategy commitment to ensure “the right of every Canadian to access adequate housing.” 

The federal Liberal government needs to make good on its promise to declare housing a “fundamental human right” under Canadian law as part of its forthcoming national housing strategy, advocates for affordable housing said Tuesday.

A coalition that includes advocates for Canada’s poor is calling on the Trudeau government to enshrine the right to housing in law.

More than 170 civil society groups, politicians, academics and activists are urging the Trudeau government to enshrine the “right to housing” in Canadian law.

OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ – At a press conference in Ottawa today advocates released an open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau signed by over 170 organizations and prominent Canadians urging the Prime Minister … More

Earlier this week, the Liberal MP for Spadina—Fort York was singled out in a policy smackdown by the United Nations special rapporteur on housing, Leilani Farha.

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