Defining Adequate Housing

Housing is a basic need and is internationally recognized as a human right. Housing forms the foundation for our homes, neighbourhoods and communities. Housing provides shelter, security, a space in which family life can happen and where children grow up and thrive. Yet, for many people, their housing jeopardizes their health and well-being. The unfit conditions in … Continue reading Defining Adequate Housing

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Equity and Inclusion: Community Voices engage with City of Owen Sound Council

Two Graduates of the Getting Ahead program and Communty Voices members, Renee Schlonies and Tanya Butt asked the City of Owen Sound Council to consider the views of people on low income when making their decisions. The Community Voices co-chairs provided a snapshot of poverty in Owen Sound. Recent political and economic conditions have contributed … Continue reading Equity and Inclusion: Community Voices engage with City of Owen Sound Council