Tent cities causing growing concerns for some Edmontonians

Concerns are growing among some Edmontonians as homeless camps have been set up in inner-city neighbourhoods and don’t seem to be going anywhere. Sean Lamb is a resident and landlord in the McCauley neighbourhood. He said a tent city in…

Number of people sleeping on Edmonton streets falls: Homeward Trust report

The number of people who reported experiencing homelessness in Edmonton is down. New numbers, released by Homeward Trust, show 1,607 people in the city experience homelessness this year, compared to 1,923 in Dec. 2018. READ MORE: Homeless camps set up…

Edmonton budget submission to province documents cost savings through supportive housing

The city has some black and white numbers to drive home its point to the province that money is needed to pay for permanent supportive housing. It also spells out how much the province would save in other areas. The…

Homeless camps set up in downtown Edmonton raise questions over safe spaces for less fortunate

With dozens of tents lining the streets of Edmonton’s inner city, advocates are asking officials to hold off on evicting the homeless. “We’ve seen it, over the last few weeks, really build up,” explained the Bissell Centre’s Scarlet Bjornson. “Many…