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Drug Overdoses During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Recently Homeless Individuals

This article by Liu, et al describes the disproportionately high rate of recently homeless Ontarians to experiencing an emergency department visit due to drug overdoses during the COVID-19 pandemic re-opening.

Pandemic proof: Synthesizing real-world knowledge of promising mental health and substance use practices utilized during the COVID19 pandemic with young people who are experiencing or have experienced homelessness

This report from Thulien et al. presents the findings of a survey and focus groups on promising approaches used during the COVID-19 pandemic. The approaches studied were those used to address mental health and substance use for youth in Canada related to homelessness, including recommendations for practice, research and policy.

Pandemic housing policy: Examining the relationship among eviction, housing instability, health inequity, and COVID-19 transmission

This journal article from Benfer et al. considers how housing displacement exacerbates COVID-19 infection rate and death, including a discussion on eviction, transiency, overcrowding, chronic conditions, and the perpetuation of health inequities among Black and Latinx people, proposing housing stabilization measures as critical components to a comprehensive COVID-19 strategy.

"More exposed and less protected" in Canada: Systematic racism and COVID-19

This report from Western University’s Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children highlights how systemic bias makes Black, Indigenous and people or colour (BIPOC) more vulnerable to COVID-19. It focuses on the areas of healthcare, labour/housing and community support and includes recommendations to address these disparities.

Alternative federal budget recovery plan

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ 2020 Alternative Federal Budget Recovery Plan takes a health-in-all-policies approach to planning for a just recovery from COVID-19. The plan outlines concrete plans for a caring economy, income support, healthier