Speaking out for our kids

Right now, we have a chance to make a real difference to thousands of young people. The province is currently reviewing its laws that protect kids. We’re asking our supporters to raise their voices to let the provincial government know that the age of protection should be raised from 16 to 18.

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Searching for home

Joel remembers walking along the deserted city streets one peaceful winter morning two years ago. Snow fell gently as he passed by the darkened storefronts. It was Christmas Day and he was homeless.

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Gingerbread Loaf with Streusel

A new family tradition is born! Lend some Old World decadence to your holiday gathering with this classic Christmas recipe. Cinnamon and fresh cranberries offer a festive surprise in this rich loaf that is delicious served hot as a main dessert or cool as a spicy addition to your baked goods tray. Or how about [...]

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Making Christmas brighter

Christmas can be the hardest time for a kid living in a shelter. It is when kids reflect with painful clarity that they may never know the warmth and festive spirit of a loving home. At Covenant House, we do everything we can to make sure our youth feel loved and appreciated during this difficult [...]

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Living up to his promise

Malcolm spent a grueling three months on the street, sleeping in Internet cafes and 24-hour restaurants. In a desperate Internet search, he found Covenant House. He came to Canada in his early teens to live with his extended family. There was a lot of conflict in his family and he had been kicked out.

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