Homelessness in Canada
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The paper relates that Canada's Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is focused on providing community-based services to the homeless, but does not allow for larger-scale, long-term efforts to solve the problem. The paper discusses how this issue is growing in Canada, and this country's inability to address homelessness has reached the attention of the United Nations (2008), who have called Canada's commitment to human rights into question.
From the Paper:"The CBC News (2007) notes that recent research has demonstrated that Canada's homeless population runs somewhere between 200,000 and 300,000 people, while another 1.7 million residents are not able to afford the cost of their homes. In addition, to assist homeless people with social services such as emergency shelter and health care, it costs the federal government up to $6 billion a year. Canada's Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is focused on providing community-based services to the homeless, but does not allow for larger-scale, long-term efforts to solve..."
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Homelessness in Canada (2009, December 01) Retrieved April 03, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/persuasive-essay/homelessness-in-canada-144536/
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