Town Hall Recap: Claiming Our Right to Housing in Calgary!
August 25, 2023

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

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

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

We’re Hiring: Housing & Homelessness Researcher
June 8, 2023

Come work with us! We’re growing our team to include a full-time Housing & Homelessness Researcher. Apply by June 30th, 2023. Summary of Position Keepers of the Circle is seeking … More

Historic Human Rights Review Begins!
May 11, 2023

For many years, advocates across Canada have been clear:

Homelessness is a policy choice.
Homelessness is a national disaster.
Homelessness is a human rights crisis.

But despite decades of political commitments, strategies, and action plans, homelessness continues to worsen. And it continues to worsen for women and gender-diverse people in ways that are distinct and disproportionate. … More

Release: Call for State of Emergency in NWT on Housing for Indigenous Peoples
February 24, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CALL FOR A STATE OF HOUSING EMERGENCY   (Yellowknife, NWT, CA) The National Indigenous Housing Network (NIHN) along with the Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network are … More

We’re Hiring: Communications Advisor (parental leave)
February 1, 2023

Come work with us! We are looking for a part-time Communications Advisor to fill a parental leave (9 months). Apply by February 15. Job Summary The Women’s National Housing and … More

Research Release: A Portrait of Homelessness Amongst Gender-Diverse People in Canada
January 26, 2023

  By Alex Nelson, Jayne Malenfant, & Kaitlin Schwan Today we release two companion reports on homelessness and housing need amongst gender-diverse people in Canada, highlighting pervasive human rights violations. … More