“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
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.