Recent stories about shelters

A photo of colourful tarps, several bikes in disrepair and a person with a cart show a homeless encampment in Edmonton.
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Homeless reception centre generates big numbers as well as 'abject misery': advocate

The United Conservative Party government describes its recently-launched homeless reception centre as a success, but some advocates for people without housing strongly disagree.

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A group of people stand on the side of a road holding signs. One reads "Housing is a Human Right"; another reads "Shelters Are Not A Home."
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The numbers and realities of Edmonton's shelter system

Here's a look at what we know about the supply of shelter space and the factors that affect demand.

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