After many years of success, is no longer in operation. We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the organization over the past decade including our dedicated researchers, newspaper editors, readers and funders. However, now it is time to move onto new ways of looking at knowledge mobilization and policy. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Shannon Sampert at

L’itinérance coûte cher aux Canadiens, sans même qu’on s’attaque aux causes

Il est temps de mettre de l’avant l’approche du Logement d’abord   Pendant presque toute sa vie, Murray Barr était un Américain ordinaire jusqu’au jour où tout a changé brusquement quand on a révélé sa tragédie personnelle et sa période d’itinérance et ainsi déclenché une frénésie médiatique.  Dans son article intitulé Million Dollar Murray, Malcolm […]

Homelessness costs Canadians big money without addressing the causes

It’s time we put Housing First   For most of his life, Murray Barr was an ordinary American until everything changed abruptly when his story of personal tragedy and period of homelessness created a media frenzy.  It was in his article, “Million Dollar Murray,” that Malcolm Gladwell turned homelessness into a celebrity cause by illustrating […]