Looking Upstream: Why a Systems Approach to Homelessness Calls for Prevention

Amanda Buchnea Canada’s adoption of a Housing First approach at the federal, and in many cases, provincial and local levels has been a positive step in using empirical evidence to develop strategies, programs and policies to end homelessness. However, in general, the response to homelessness has often remained focused on reactive measures, such as emergency […]

Shaking up Complacency: The Immigration Debate

Milica Uzelac In the past year, one report named Canada the best country in the world according to millennials, while another named it the second best country in the world overall. While these rankings are impressive, Joseph Carens, a political science professor at the University of Toronto, presented a captivating lecture on January 11, 2017, […]

Opportunity Knocks: Ending Homelessness in Canada

Amanda Buchnea  New developments around Canadian federal housing policy bring the nation to a crossroads in which we must ask: Is Canada ready and willing to take the steps necessary to end homelessness? A number of events and announcements from throughout November 2016 suggest that the answer could be ‘yes’. The 2016 National Conference on […]

PPGR Morning Briefing – November 28, 2016

PPGR Morning Briefing Good morning and welcome to the final edition of the Morning Briefing of the term! As December approaches, with all of the fun of final papers and exams it brings, the PPGR Morning Briefing team will be entering its scheduled hibernation period. We’d like to thank you for subscribing, reading, and engaging with the […]