Not everyone is fortunate enough to have a home. According to a citywide survey by Homeward Trust in 2016, 1,752 people experience homelessness in Edmonton. Continue reading Help for Edmonton’s homeless Available resources for those who are without shelter
Through boom and bust, calls for action on affordable housing have prevailed for at least a generation. Despite countless announcements and interventions from various levels of governments over the past decade, the situation continues to get worse rather than better.
At the end of September, Mayor Don Iveson joined other big city mayors in Toronto to ask the federal government for a major infusion of money for affordable housing. Iveson has joined his counterparts across Canada in referring to the affordable housing situation as a “crisis”.