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United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN Genera...
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...
Manitoba and Saskatchewan added to the Premiere Map
Canada#s largest #extended-stay# provider creates a new franchise for the Prairies, opening suites in Winnipeg, Regina and Saskatoon
Sources welcomes the Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations
Federation Metro Toronto Tenants' Associations
We are the largest and oldest Tenant organization in Canada. Our mission is to improve the lives of residential tenants through organizing outreach, education and advocacy.
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A type of intentional community composed of private homes with full kitchens, supplemented by extensive common facilities. A cohousing community is planned, owned and managed by the residents, groups ...
The main characteristics of cohousing.
Connexions Library: Community & Urban Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on community and urban issues.
The Dependent Generation
Half Young European Adults Live with their Parents
Almost half of Europe's young adults are living with their parents, new data suggests – a record level of dependency that has sobering social and demographic implications for the continent.
Foreclosures and the Police State
Hernandez Family Foreclosure Sparks Anti-Eviction Outrage
The story of the Hernandez family, who became local heroes in their determination to keep their Van Nuys home from foreclosure.
Learning from Vienna
The city housing program was the work of the Vienna social-democratic movement, based on the city's unions. At the end of World War I, Vienna had lost direct access to its markets in the former Austro...
Pamplona's locksmiths join revolt as banks throw families from their homes
Muñoz, Monica; Tremlett, Giles
In the years of the housing boom, Spain's banks offered 100% mortgages. Now, while receiving millions in public aid, they are throwing people out of their homes. But there's a rebellion under way.
A Self-management Approach to Housing
Community land trusts (CLTs) have been formed in a number of communities in the USA in response to either disinvestment or gentrification. The CLT acquires land to take it permanently off the market a...
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
Social determinants of health
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Social determinants of health are the economic and social conditions under which people live which determine their health.
Squatters are not home stealers
The criminalising of squatters in Britain is part of a Europe-wide backlash. But with at least 10% of the world population squatting, can they really be a menace to society?
Urban & Housing Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to urban issues and housing in the Sources directory for the media.
The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Liberal Dreams and Nature's Limits
Great Cities of North America Since 1600
Lemon, James T.
An exploration of city life through time, focusing on the life [economically, socially, politically, etc.] of five large North American cities at various times in the past - Philadelphia during the ti...
A Silent Crisis
Brandon, Josh; Silver, Jim
Across Canada, there is a severe shortage of decent quality housing that is affordable to those with low incomes, and much of the housing that is available is inadequate, even appalling. The poor cond...
Social Determinants of Health
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
Three editions: Greater Toronto, Southwestern Ontario, Eastern Ontario. Additional publication titled The Condo Guide GTA. Listings of new homes and condos. Some editorial content.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Manitoba Ministry of Housing and Community Development
Manitoba Housing and Community Development has a broad mandate that includes delivering a wide range of housing and community development programs and activities. Our role is to promote community dev...
Indian and Northern Affairs
The Department has statutory responsibilities in relation to Canada's status Indians and Inuit, as well as statutory responsibilities concerning the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Nuna...
Northwest Territories Housing Corporation
The NWTHC is the territorial crown-owned housing agency for the Northwest Territories. We provide public housing to 2,121 families and home ownership assistance to NWT residents. Experts in Arctic con...
Canada's central statistical agency.
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