Homelessness and the lack of affordable housing are a “pernicious plague” which the new federal government must address immediately, says Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada.
In an article published on the op-ed page of The Globe and Mail, the Anglican Primate notes that housing was identified as a major issue in the recent federal election campaign. “It is in the power of our federal government to kick-start these plans immediately by putting people before politics and by honouring its 2005 financial commitment to affordable housing,” Archbishop Hutchison wrote.
The full text of the Globe and Mail article can be found here.
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