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Sheila Baxter

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Sheila Baxter (born 1933) is a Canadian anti-poverty activist who has written several books about poverty and mental illness in Canada.


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Baxter became active in the anti-poverty movement in Quebec, Canada in 1970. Baxter also co-founded Chez Doris, a drop-in centre for women living on the streets of Montreal, and has more recently been active in Vancouver, British Columbia as a counsellor and welfare advocate at the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre. Baxter is a poet, educator and author of five books on poverty and homelessness, and is currently active with the Vancouver City-Wide Housing Coalition.

She read at the Vancouver Public Library.


  • VanCity Book Prize
  • Works

  • No Way to Live: Poor Women Speak Out (New Star Press, 1988) (Photos: Lori Gabrielson)
  • Under the Viaduct: Homeless in Beautiful B.C. (New Star Press, 1991)
  • A Child is Not a Toy: Voices of Children in Poverty (New Star Press, 1993)
  • Still Raising Hell: Poverty, Activism and Other True Stories (Press Gang Publishers, 1997)
  • Death in a Dumpster: A Passion Play for the Homeless (Lazara Press, 2006)
  • References

    Sheila Baxter Wikipedia

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