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Coalition urges federal government to table bill declaring housing a human right

August 14, 2018 / News Releases

The federal Liberal government needs to make good on its promise to declare housing a “fundamental human right” under Canadian law as part of its forthcoming national housing strategy, advocates for affordable housing said Tuesday.

Without such a declaration, the legislation that’s expected to be unveiled this fall that will bring that strategy into force will be rendered toothless, said Tim Richter, president of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness.

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by Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press in The Globe and Mail


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