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WNHHN’s recommendations make it to HUMA
September 30, 2020 / News

On June 12, 2020, the Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network sent recommendations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development, and the Status … More


Criminal justice involvement amongst youth experiencing homelessness in Canada: Reflections during a pandemic
September 22, 2020 / News

Gender matters when it comes to tackling homelessness and housing need. This is the second blog in a series that brings a gender-based lens to the housing challenges facing women, … More


Does Transit Matter? Connections between transportation systems & homelessness for women in Canada
August 14, 2020 / News

Gender matters when it comes to tackling homelessness and housing need. This is the first blog in a series that brings a gender-based lens to the housing challenges facing women, … More


The Right to Housing in Canada: Imagining an Inclusive Future
August 4, 2020 / News

“An intersectional lens must be used to ensure that the ‘right to housing’ inscribed in the national housing strategy act does not have exclusionary results.”


In the News: State of Women’s Homelessness report
July 7, 2020 / News

The State of Women’s Housing Need & Homelessness in Canada’s release on June 25 was met with widespread media coverage from coast to coast. See some of the great news … More


Recovery for All Campaign: Building towards housing justice for women in Canada
June 22, 2020 / News

The Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network is endorsing the Recovery for All campaign, find out why. By Kaitlin Schwan & Arlene Hache, Co-Chairs of the Women’s National Housing and … More


WNHHN Statement of Solidarity on Black Lives Matter
June 17, 2020 / News

The Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and all communities around the world who are demanding an end to anti-Black racism and racist … More


WNHHN endorses statement from CFOJA regarding tragedy in Nova Scotia
April 24, 2020 / News

The Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice & Accountability (CFOJA) is profoundly saddened and disturbed by the violent killings of at least 22 women and men by a lone male, armed with guns, this past weekend across multiple communities in rural Nova Scotia. We hurt for our fellow Canadians, and particularly those in Nova Scotia, who are both directly and indirectly shattered and impacted by this violent massacre, including survivors, family members and friends of the victims as well as the communities in which the killings occurred.