"Continued pressure for funding by Canadian Network of Shelters and Transition Houses (NWSTH) and labour unions has seen results. We must keep this momentum going into the future." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
“In fact, 76% of shelters have relied on food donations in the last six months to meet their needs." - Lise Martin, Executive Director of CNWSTH
“On December 6, as we remember the young women in Montreal and the many other women and girls that have suffered violence and have died in the decades since, we must recommit to pressing our governments to take concrete measures immediately." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
Survey highlights the voices of women survivors and their children and the voices of front-line shelter workers who are incredible change agents within their communities.