Did you know?
  • Urban Indigenous Peoples are eight times more likely to experience homelessness than non-Indigenous people.(26)
  • A Local Indigenous Homeless Prevention Plan (Giwetashkad) is being developed.

In London…
  • 29% of individuals and families surveyed as part of London’s 2018 Enumeration Event identified as Indigenous or having Indigenous ancestry.(27)
  • 3% of the population in London reported as having an ‘Indigenous Identity’ according to 2016 Census data.(28)

In Canada…
  • 28% to 34% of shelter users report Indigenous ancestry, whereas Indigenous Peoples represent approximately 4.3% of the Canadian population.(29)
  • 40% of Indigenous children live in poverty compared to the national average of 19% of children who live in poverty.(30)

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