Urban Core

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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 3, Number 5 - September 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Habitat and Urban Core Issues: Report and Impressions
Peterson, Larry
Article
1976
A brief report on the participation of the UCSN staff in the 1976 United Nations Habitat Forum.
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.
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.
Urban core support network annual conference 1982:: The disappearance of affordable housing for people on the margins
Article
1982
The 1982 Conference of the Urban Core Support Network, held in Toronto in October, focused on the disappearance of affordable housing.
The Uses of Disorder: Personal Identity and City Life
Sennett, Richard
Book
1970
An examination of the ways the modern city has failed, and an exploration of new modes of urban organization through which city life can become richer and more life-affirming.
What A.G.A.I.N.?
Bosworth, Bill
Article
1975
Adequate Guaranteed Annual Income and Skid Row.

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Seven News
A community newspaper based in the 'Ward 7' area of Toronto: east of downtown, from Sherbourne Street to Logan Avenue, including Don Vale, Cabbagetown, Regent Park, Riverdale, St. Jamestown. Seven New...

From the Connexions Archives

Urban Core Support Network
Organization profile published 1984
Organization
1984
Urban Core Support Network - An Overview
Organization profile published 1979
Organization
1979
There are people who, for all intents and purposes, are disenfranchised from much of Canadian Society - "people displaced from economic life, from family supports and often from the means of living a ...
Vancouver Urban Core Community Workers' Association
Organization profile published 1981
Organization
1981
The goals of the Vancouver Urban Core Community Workers' Association (VUCCWA) are to provide a setting for informaiton sharing, collective action and mutual support for people from the various agencie...