Daily Archives: April 15, 2014

Port Cares News April 2014- Focus on Homelessness and Transportation

Port Cares is participating in a three year research project with Raising the Roof on:homelessness

“Although Canada is one of the richest countries in the world, child and family homelessness is a serious and growing issue. More than 37% of Canadian households are having difficulty maintaining housing and more and more families are relying on emergency shelters. Between 2005 and 2009, the estimated number of children using those shelters grew from 6,205 to 9,459.”  To learn more visit www.raising the roof.org 

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Transportation that is affordable and accessable is critical for everyone in our community, especially those who must rely on it for work and school. Let your voice be heard and complete the online survey  at www.niagararegion.ca/survey until April 30. Paper copies are also available at Port Cares.

Regional Transit Survey Media Release

Regional Transit Survey Perspective