Archive: ‘News’ Category

Launch: Intersectional Feminist Housing Agenda Goes to Parliament
December 7, 2023 - 8:00 am / News

Housing & homelessness advocates and lived experts from across Canada deliver 15 calls to action to the Federal Housing Minister, outlining & demanding solutions to the gendered housing crisis   … More

The Loneliness Project: Young Women and Gender-diverse Youth’s Experiences of Loneliness in Transitions out of Homelessness
October 31, 2023 - 6:52 am / News

Loneliness is such a devastating issue of our time that in 2018 Britain appointed a Minister of Loneliness in recognition of the enormous physical and emotional toll that being lonely has on … More

Financialization of Housing and Gender Justice: WNHHN at the National Housing Council’s Review Panel
October 30, 2023 - 7:51 pm / News

Last week, WNHHN team members Kaitlin Schwan and Khulud Baig participated in a historic human rights hearing on the financialization of housing in Canada, hosted by the National Housing Council. … More

Just Launched! Federal Housing Advocate’s Interim Report Highlights Gendered Experiences in Encampments
October 13, 2023 - 7:33 pm / News

Recently, Federal Housing Advocate Marie-Josée Houle released an Interim Report on human rights issues within encampments across the country. The report highlights gendered experiences in encampments, shedding crucial light on … More

We’re Hiring! Co-Chair, National Indigenous Housing Network and the Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network
September 26, 2023 - 8:56 pm / News

ABOUT US The National Indigenous Housing Network (NIHN) is a movement of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples who are dedicated to improving the living situations of Indigenous women and … More

Town Hall Recap: Claiming Our Right to Housing in Calgary!
August 25, 2023 - 1:07 pm / News

On August 8, 2023, more than 50 women and gender-diverse people joined us at the Calgary Women’s Centre for a Town Hall on the Right to Housing with Federal Housing … More

Calgary: Join Us for a Community-Based Discussion on the Gendered Housing Crisis with the Federal Housing Advocate!
July 21, 2023 - 1:57 pm / News

On August 8, 2023, the Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network (WNHHN), Calgary Women’s Centre, and the National Indigenous Housing Network (NIHN) will be hosting Federal Housing Advocate Marie-Josée Houle … More

What is a Rights-Based Shelter? Opportunities to Adopt Rights-Based, Gender-Sensitive Approaches to Emergency Shelter Provision across Canada
June 29, 2023 - 4:41 am / News

Across Canada, many women, girls, and gender-diverse people live in insecure or unsafe housing – or are made homeless – due to deliberate policy choices. Women and gender-diverse people disproportionately … More