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GOVERNMENT MUST FOLLOW THROUGH ON PROMISE TO MAKE HOUSING RIGHTS HUMAN RIGHTS

Sheri Benson supports the open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau signed by over 170 organizations and prominent Canadians urging the Prime Minister to follow through on his commitment to make housing rights human rights.

Create Your Canada winners, Brody Beuker and Camilo Silva have their Bill introduced in the House of Commons!

Brody and Camilo traveled to Ottawa to see Sheri introduce their Private Member's Bill idea in the House of Commons

Our Future is in Good Hands

Thank you to all the Grade 11 and 12 students that submitted their great ideas in our Create Your Canada contest!

We need a safe, affordable, reliable public transportation system in Sask.

Why is it that we see federal leadership, investment, and willingness to subsidize public transportation only in large urban centres? Public transportation is critical infrastructure in this country.

Housing Rights are Human Rights

When will the government stop using the “right to housing” as an empty slogan and actually recognize this fundamental human right in law?

Comments on the Budget

Yesterday, I was able to make some brief comments on the Liberal government's 2018 budget. The only new money in housing is the $11 billion over 10 years.

Liberals Vote Against a National Plan to End Homelessness

I’m disappointed the Liberals believe that aiming to reduce chronic homelessness by fifty percent over ten years is an adequate response to this crisis. Where is the urgency?

On budget day, will the Liberals finally move from words to action on gender equality?

Sheila Malcolmson (NDP Women's Equality Critic) and Peter Julian (NDP Finance Critic) outline measures the government should take now.

Benson urges MPs to Make Homelessness History

This motion is not about the political right and left. It is about what’s right and wrong. It’s about rolling up our sleeves, and with relentless focus, ending homelessness in this country

We CAN make Homelessness History

Recently, much of the country has been in the grip of a vicious cold snap. Simple tasks - like walking to a bus stop - become onerous. Weeks like these remind us there is no feeling quite like the safety and warmth found in the places we call “home”.