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1998-74

A. Web-Sites - compiled by P. Kirby & L. Telford

B. Web-Sites on Homelessness & Social Policy - compiled by D.Hulchanski

i) Canadian

ii) International

iii) United States

iv) United Nations



C. Electronic Discussion Lists - P.Kirby & L.Telford

D. Articles

E. Books & Reports



volume: 
1998
number: 
74
pubdate: 
19981002
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eid: 
74

Homelessness: A National Disaster

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Please join the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee in officially releasing its call for all levels of government to declare homelessness as a national disaster.



Thursday, October 8 at 10 am

Church of the Holy Trinity - 10 Trinity Square

(behind the Eaton Centre, south of Dundas Street West between Bay and Yonge St.)



Moderator: Ursula Franklin

Speakers: Cathy Crowe, Steve Lane, Prof. David Hulchanski, Beric German

Note: there will be an opportunity for you or your organization to sign the declaration:



"We call on all levels of government to declare homelessness a national disaster requiring emergency humanitarian relief. We urge that they immediately develop and implement a national Homelessness Relief and Prevention Strategy using disaster relief funds both to provide the homeless with immediate health protection and housing and to prevent further homelessness.



Canada has signed the International Covenant of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights guaranteeing everyone's right to "an adequate standard of living

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