2006 Horaire du Marathon Schedule
:: HOUR 1, 5pm / 17h Why isthe social safety net failing?
In Canada, many people question why homelessness exists when we have resources available such as the welfare system.
:: HOUR 2, 6pm / 18h – Shelters Reviews
The system of shelters:
Homeless voices review shelters and the services offered.
:: HOUR 3, 7pm / 19h – Working while Homeless ?
Staying employed without an address.
:: HOUR 4, 8pm / 20h – The Politics of Getting-by
Pan-handling, squeeging, & street prostitution.
:: HOUR 5, 9pm / 21h – Getting Around
Traveling and Operation go-home.
:: HOUR 6, 10pm / 22h – Policing the Streets
Police and Homelessness
:: HOUR 7, 11pm / 23h – Applyingwith No Fixed Address
Discrimination in getting apartments or getting work.
:: HOUR 8, Midnight / Minuit – OPEN MIC
Poetry and Music on the Streets.
:: HOUR 9, 1am / 1h – On the Streets and No ID
What do people do without documentation?
:: HOUR 10, 2am /2h Urban Aboriginals
Finding a home on Native Land.
:: HOUR 11, 3am / 3h Myths around Mental Illness
Government cuts, poverty, and criminalization.
:: HOUR 12, 4am /4h – Gender and Homelessness
Being a man verses a woman, being trans and homeless.
:: HOUR 13, 5am / 5h – Safe Use
Drugs & safe consumption rooms.
:: HOUR 14, 6am / 6h – No Access
Disabilities in shelters.