Homelessness

On the outside looking in

Eleven years ago, Scott fell off a 12-storey roof.Continue...

‘Collecting with QPID’ fundraises for Kingston Youth Shelter

: Queen’s Project Initiative Development (QPID) will host their annual fundraiser for youth homelessness— called “Collecting with QPID”—from Mar. 7 to 11 and collect donations for the Kingston Youth Shelter .Continue...

Bags of Promise looks to support youth facing homelessness

Queen’s and the Royal Military College of Canada co-founded Bags of Promise , a student organization that seeks to support youth experiencing homelessness in Kingston.Continue...

Hockey Helps the Homeless raises more than $30,000 for Kingston Youth Shelter

Queen’s Hockey Helps the Homeless raised more than $30,000 for the Kingston Youth Shelter at its annual tournament on Feb. 28.

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Kingston leaves homeless women in the cold

A person sleeping on a bench or asking for change doesn’t capture the full scope of homelessness.Continue...

Canadian homeless connect through radio

Over the course of 15 hours, CFRC played host to the stories of homeless people from across Canada, taking their experiences and broadcasting them from Kingston to a national audience in a quest to raise awareness.Continue...

City not sleeping on shelter issue

In order to reduce homelessness and focus on permanent housing, the City of Kingston is cutting shelter beds.Continue...

Homeless for five days

Once youths turn 16, the government of Canada is no longer obliged to provide them with financial aid. It’s one reason why 13 Queen’s law students have chosen to live outside without any resources to take part in the national campaign dubbed 5 Days for the Homeless.Continue...

Would-be homeless policy problematic

A paper commissioned by the University of Calgary suggests that paying people who own or rent property would combat homelessness.Continue...