Author Archives: Leigh Bursey

Leigh Zachary Bursey

Leigh Bursey


Leigh Bursey is a 33-year-old three-term City Councillor in Brockville, Ontario. Leigh is a director for Brockville Pride, and a member of the Canadian National Alliance to End Rural and Remote Homelessness lived experience working group. He is also Executive Director of Tiny Home Alliance Canada. Leigh is an author, musician (with his group Project Mantra), talk show host, activist, and a pro wrestler. Leigh is a former homeless youth, a punk rocker and a public speaker.

Donel Wheeler

Youth Who Experienced Homelessness Authors Two Books

Ollie - formerly homeless youth

Formerly Homeless Ottawa Youth Now Advocates for Street Youth

homeless man in brockville

Bidding Wars in Brockville Force a Disabled, 59YO Man into Homelessness

Donald Armstrong

Remembering a Friend: Donald Armstrong Died Homeless in Brockville

Kingston Artist Shares Her Experience with Homelessness

kingston belle park

Homeless People Are Sleeping in Neighboring Parks After Kingston Tent Encampment Torn Down

Frank Ossm to create 3D printed tiny homes

Making Affordable Housing a Reality in Canada with 3D Print Tiny Homes

Katrina from Cornwall

Cornwall Woman Shares Her Experience with Homelessness

Dr. Nick Falvo

Dr. Nick Falvo Discusses Approaches to Homelessness Prevention in Calgary

Cathy Crowe, Toronto Street Nurse

Toronto Street Nurse Cathy Crowe Talks Homeless Shelters and Coronavirus

Leilani Farha

Homelessness and the International Response to Coronavirus

Homeless grandmother holding her grandchildren

Grandmother Shares Her Family’s Unique Experience with Eviction and Homelessness

Kanaska Carter performs

Canadian Singer Kanaska Carter Speaks Candidly About Her Homeless Experience

Couple stressed about Finances

Canadian Government Falls Short on Rent Relief for Tenants in Wake of COVID-19

Charlie Angus

COVID-19 Threatens Northern Ontario’s Indigenous Communities

Humans of Basic Income Art_Family

‘Humans of Basic Income’: Interview with Award-Winning Photographer Jessie Golem

Homelessness Emergency Event

Ottawa Declares Housing and Homelessness Emergency

Canadian Parliament

Campaigning to Support Homeless People, Will Canadian Parliament Deliver?