Update: Our efforts bore fruit! In September 2016, Canada’s federal government initiated national consultations on the development of a “national housing strategy.” The government released a report on November 22 2016, and has promised to come up with a housing strategy in 2017. The Bill C-400 campaign saw CUSJ partnering with Dignity for All, Citizens For Public Justice, The Wellesley Institute, Canada Without Poverty, and the Canadian Unitarian Council to … Read more
2014 01 28 CUSJ issues a Press Release because of housing program cuts. We stopped building co-op housing and other types of low-income housing projects. See our Economic Justice Page.
The vote at first reading for Bill C-400 is due to happen around February 13th. CUSJ is supporting the Dignity For All Campaign to focus on persuading Conservative back benchers to support the bill. Choose your approach and help Canadians communicate the importance of action on the Canadian Housing crisis (400,000 Canadians either live on … Read more
It is time for a National Housing Policy Now! CUSJ is supporting the CUC Housing Faith in Action and Monitoring Group to get bill C-400 passed and confirmed into law. Bill C-400: An Act for a National Housing Strategy to ensure secure, adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians See our letter writing campaign on the … Read more