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Sask. Mayors Call For Better Use Of Government Housing To Deal With Homelessness
CTV News Regina,  SK
Sask. Mayors Call For Better Use Of Government Housing To Deal With Homelessness

Emergency shelters across Saskatchewan are full and some people are living in tents as temperatures drop and snowfall increases.

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31 Regina Residents Applied To Rent Their Property Out Leading Up To Grey Cup Week
CTV News Regina,  SK
31 Regina Residents Applied To Rent Their Property Out Leading Up To Grey Cup Week

With hotels in and around Regina virtually sold out, many residents had to turn to other means of accommodation during Grey Cup week.

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‘He’s Dead, He’s Dead:’ Family Recounts Horror Of The Night Their Home Burned With Their Child Trapped Inside
The Spec Canada
‘He’s Dead, He’s Dead:’ Family Recounts Horror Of The Night Their Home Burned With Their Child Trapped Inside

Ibrahim Al Ibrahim sits surrounded by some of his 13 children in a hotel where they are living. The family was left with just the clothes on their backs after a house fire on the Mountain on Friday.

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B.C. Housing Has Been Undergoing A Forensic Audit For Months, Premier Says
CBC BC
B.C. Housing Has Been Undergoing A Forensic Audit For Months, Premier Says

Premier David Eby revealed this week that the province ordered a forensic audit of B.C. Housing in July — an investigation that was never made known to the public.

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N.L. Housing Proposes 30-bed Shelter With Apartments, Supportive Housing In Happy Valley-Goose Bay
CBC NL
N.L. Housing Proposes 30-bed Shelter With Apartments, Supportive Housing In Happy Valley-Goose Bay

A Labrador community in desperate need of housing solutions for a growing transient population got its first look this week at a proposed multimillion-dollar facility that advocates hope will begin construction in the spring.

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Toronto Hospital Exec Tapped As Next President Of St. Mary’s General Hospital In Kitchener
The Record Canada
Toronto Hospital Exec Tapped As Next President Of St. Mary’s General Hospital In Kitchener

Mark Fam, a vice-president at Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto, takes over as president of St. Mary’s hospital on Feb. 6.

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Tenants' Rights Advocates, Landlords Speak Out On Decision To Let Rent Caps Expire
CBC NB
Tenants' Rights Advocates, Landlords Speak Out On Decision To Let Rent Caps Expire

Social justice groups say with the possibility of high rent increases, seniors and people on fixed incomes will suffer, while landlords say the amendment is fair.

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Residents Of Evacuated Downtown Building Could Be Out 8 Months, Says Project Manager
CBC Windsor,  ON
Residents Of Evacuated Downtown Building Could Be Out 8 Months, Says Project Manager

Evacuated residents of a downtown Windsor building without proper heat and electricity could be out of their building for months, according to a project manager for 1616 Ouellette Ave.

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New Community Group Is Building Bridges With The Downtown Homeless Community
CBC Windsor,  ON
New Community Group Is Building Bridges With The Downtown Homeless Community

A new community outreach group is looking to build connections and provide support to members of Windsor's homeless community.

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Here's What You Can Do If You Get Evacuated From Your Apartment
CBC Windsor,  ON
Here's What You Can Do If You Get Evacuated From Your Apartment

While a downtown Windsor apartment building remains evacuated, the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario says there are steps tenants can take to protect themselves. 

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London, Ont., Mom Comes Up Short In Desperate Search For Accessible Housing
CBC London,  ON
London, Ont., Mom Comes Up Short In Desperate Search For Accessible Housing

A single mom with a disabled son says she has found dead ends at every possible avenue for finding accessible housing in London, Ont.

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The Speedier Evolution Of Rental Disputes Arrives With More Government Funding
CTV News Barrie,  ON
The Speedier Evolution Of Rental Disputes Arrives With More Government Funding

The Ontario government is dolling out $1.4 million to the Landlord and Tenant Board, which will allow the board to hire over 35 additional operational staff.

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Thornton Building To Be Structurally Assessed After Car Crashes Through It
CTV News Barrie,  ON
Thornton Building To Be Structurally Assessed After Car Crashes Through It

A portion of a Thornton facility is boarded up after a car crashed into the building earlier this week.