Victims Of «Not In My Yard»

The only night shelter for aboriginals in Montreal is threatened with closure. The Projets Autochtones du Québec Shelter, which houses Aboriginal homeless people in Montreal on De La Gauchetière Street, is threatened with closure. And so far, his relocation is blocked everywhere by the syndrome «not in my backyard». This night shelter, the only shelter…

An Aboriginal Refuge Finally Finds A Site In Montreal

A house for homeless or precarious Aboriginals is being built in Montreal. A $ 7 million project, for which the sponsoring organization had a hard time finding a site, claiming to be a victim of the «not in my backyard» syndrome.   After studying at least 37 different sites, Projets Autochtones du Québec finally acquired…

Aboriginal: From Community To Street

In Montreal, Aboriginal people represent 0.5% of the population, but 10% of the homeless. Many are suspicious of the health system, which makes them even more vulnerable. Incursion into their world alongside the Médecins du Monde mobile clinic team, whom we accompanied three times last fall. Testimonials. A stone’s throw from Place des Arts, a…