Publications

Social Justice - Changing Times

Our national social justice committee includes the topics of advocacy, systemic change and restorative justice. There is little doubt about the relationship between the criminal justice system and poverty. One might argue that poverty is a major factor in why ...
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul – National Housing Campaign Safe, Secure and Affordable Housing is a Human Right! In concert with the launch of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul’s Canada-wide, multi-year National Action Plan on housing, this ...
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul launched its national housing campaign on February 7, 2021, the feast day of Blessed Sister Rosalie Rendu. The theme is “Safe, secure and affordable housing is a human right”. Everyone deserves to have ...
Creating affordable housing… going beyond charity “My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.” Isaiah 32:18 A safe, secure, affordable home is a human right in Canada. Yet many families, seniors and ...
Safe, secure and affordable housing is a human right As we near the end of 2020, there are many thoughts, memories, concerns and hopes we likely all have for 2021. With 2020 came COVID-19, which has quickly grown into a ...
Safe, Secure and Affordable Housing Is a Human Right Our national housing campaign committee has met every month to fine-tune and finalize the action plan, which many of you have seen in its earlier drafts. The final version of the ...
Safe, Secure and Affordable Housing Is a Human Right Indigenous Peoples and Poverty in Canada Though poverty in Canada and globally affects people of every race, ethnic group or age, ample evidence shows that it burdens racialized groups to a ...
Safe, Secure and Affordable Housing Is a Human Right Does Poverty in Canada Have a Colour? Recent editions of Changing Times have focused on the theme of the housing and homelessness campaign that our national council’s special committee continues prepare: Safe, Secure and ...
Safe, Secure and Affordable Housing Is a Human Right I begin this month’s edition by remembering all those who have passed away during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially the many seniors in long-term care homes. Also, may we be thankful for ...