Skid Row

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Connexions Library

Approaches to Skid Row: Rosewater? Rehabilitation? Radical Renewal?: Notes on the Conference of December 3, 4, 5, 1974
Article
1975
Report of the first National Conference of the Skid Row National Coalition.
Canadian Information Sharing Service: Pilot Copy, February 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The first issue of the Canadian Information Sharing Service publication. The name of the publication was later changed to Connexions and then to Connexions Digest.
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Dossier Homme Seul Itinerant
Article
1974
Theoretical base for organising and educative effort with single itinerant men in Montreal.
Employment and the Single Displaced Person
Article
1979
A project aimed at providing single dispalced persons with work.
Just Like You and Me: Images of the downtown eastside, Vancouver
Phipps, Lynn; Hoffman, Terry
Article
1975
Photographic and poetic images of the people of the "skid row" area of Vancouver.
A Look at Skid Row 1976 - Where is it Going?
Burkholder, Susan
Article
1976
A final report to the Non-Medical Use of Drugs Directorate on trends in Skid-Row movement.
A Model of Theological Reflection
Article
1976
Training document to organise analysis of the conditions that foster the existence of skid row.
National Skid Row Coalition Conference, Vancouver May 12-15, 1975
Barry, Bernard
Article
1975
Description of conference with reflections on implications for Calgary.
Report on the Conference; Vancouver 1975: May 12-13, 1975
Peterson, Larry
Article
1975
Conference on stategies used on Skid Row, focusing on Vancouver organisations.
Seven News
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1970
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
Theological Reflection Re: Skid Row
Article
1976
Reflection on the conditions that foster the existence of Skid Rows in Canada.
What A.G.A.I.N.?
Bosworth, Bill
Article
1975
Adequate Guaranteed Annual Income and Skid Row.
Women on "Skid Row": A Proposal for a Shelter for Alcoholic and Homeless Women in Montreal
Davies, Phyl
Article
1976
A proposal written to funding bodies requesting financial assistance in setting up a women's shelter in Montreal.

Sources Library

City slides into skid row
Weitz, Don
1977
Perhaps some city planners and alderpersons are finally starting to take a serious look at Toronto’s skid row areas and the people struggling to survive in them. And just perhaps, they’ll come up with...
The Universe Ends at Sherbourne & Queen
Poems & Prose
Plantos, Ted; Kyba, Angeline (photos)
1977
A literary and photographic look at the area known as Cabbagetown. It describes the myths and legends of the area as well as the lives of the people who live there.

From the Connexions Archives

Inner City Project
Organization
1977
Inner City Project is a Drop-In Centre for Skid-Row people sponsored by the Catholic Church in Calgary.