More funding for women and homeless shelters across Canada
Federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development has announced more funding for Canada’s vulnerable population.
Ahmed Hussen said an additional $157-million will be deployed to assist the homeless population through the Reaching Home Program.
He also highlighted a separate $50-million specifically targeted to women’s shelters.
These funding streams are to be a “top-up” on current funding expected to be received by April.