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Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

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Homes For Heroes Kingston Veterans’ Village Grand Opening | Globe Newswire

Published: 6 June 2024

June 4, 2024 | The Kingston Veterans’ Village is designed to support unhoused military Veterans and offers wrap around social support programing, in partnership with Veterans Affairs, to help with their transition to civilian lifeKingston Veterans’ Village features 20 tiny homes, a resource centre, two counsellor offices, recreation spaces, and community gardens. A recent study by the Max Bell School of Policy Studies at McGill University estimated that there are now up to 10,000 Canadian Veterans living in a state of homelessness across this country. “In starting the charity, our team met with more than 200 Veterans to understand what they wanted to see in a Veterans’ housing program. We built our charity based on direct feedback from these Veteran interviews. Our Canadian Veterans are proud, they want a hand-up, not a hand-out. The Kingston Veterans’ Village is a unique tiny home village that offers a solution to the homeless crisis facing our Canadian military Veterans. 

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