In the Media

  • December 30, 2022

    December 30, 2022

    Calls increase for long-term solutions for unsheltered community in South Surrey, White Rock

  • The Marpole Neighbourhood House (MNH) , UBC Centre for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) and South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH) gathered last week in Marpole to have a community conversation about homeless experiences and possible solutions in the area.

  • November 22, 2022

    November 22, 2022

    Improving supports for older adults who experience homelessness in three major Canadian cities is the focus of an ongoing study led by Simon Fraser University adjunct professor Sarah Canham.

  • July 06, 2022

    July 06, 2022

    A CMHC Feature on Aging in the Right Place, a research program that brings together the expertise of researchers, community organizations and people with lived experience to examine the issue.

  • May 06, 2022

    May 06, 2022

    They say a photo is a thousand words; but are there enough words out there to truly depict the hardships and trauma associated with being a survivor of elder abuse?

  • September 20, 2021

    September 20, 2021

    Le rôle des équipes de recherche consiste à identifier, à évaluer et à recommander des pratiques prometteuses déjà existantes à petite échelle. Le groupe de Montréal a identifié 17 de ces pratiques, qui seront évaluées au cours des 5 prochaines années.

  • November 30, 2021

    November 30, 2021

    AIRP researchers are looking at aspects of the built and social environments in local shelters and evaluating innovative initiatives in place to support the people living there. In Calgary, Walsh says, the team recently finished research at the Kerby Shelter, which works with older adults fleeing violence or elder abuse.

  • June 17, 2021

    June 17, 2021

    Simon Fraser University gerontology adjunct professor Sarah Canham is leading a research project examining how to support older people experiencing homelessness in three Canadian cities. The Aging in the Right Place (AIRP) initiative is receiving funding, announced this week, from the National Housing Strategy’s Collaborative Housing Research Network (CHRN).

  • September 02, 2020

    September 02, 2020

    COVID-19 has impacted people from all walks of life, yet it has had a particularly profound effect on disadvantaged and frail members of our society.

  • August 25, 2020

    August 25, 2020

    SFU researchers are investigating the factors behind an alarming national spike in homelessness, especially among people over the age of 55.

  • June 01, 2020

    June 01, 2020

    In light of the shocking reports on long-term care facilities in Quebec and Ontario, the Reporter consulted three McGill experts from the School of Social Work – PhD Candidate Susan Mintzberg and Associate professors Tamara Sussman and Shari Brotman.

  • April 15, 2020

    April 15, 2020

    The numbers of older adults experiencing homeless is on the rise in Canada (Gaetz, Dej, & Richter, 2016), yet housing options that support the varied and often complex needs of this population are scarce (Serge & Gnaedinger, 2003).

  • January 20, 2020

    January 20, 2020

    The Star's interview with Calgary advocate, Hilary Chapple, details part of her journey into advocacy and her next steps in improving the lives of LGBTQ people experiencing homelessness.

  • February 15, 2020

    February 15, 2020

    A Global News video highlights the release of a new documentary called, Beyond Housing: "We're not ready for the shelf," which follows the lives of 7 Calgary seniors and their struggles to find housing.

  • January 07, 2020

    January 07, 2020

    Calgary advocate, Hilary Chapple, speaks live on air with Doug Dirks and Jenny Howe about developing a new training program to make shelters safer and more inclusive for members of the LGBTQ community.