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Blog
Dec 13, 2016

Open the federal armouries for shelter

Cathy Crowe
While we wait for a national housing program the federal government should give us their armouries for emergency shelter.
Blog
Jan 9, 2015

Death on the streets of Canada

Cathy Crowe
The death of two homeless men within a day of each other in the City of Toronto, in the middle of a bitter Arctic cold spell, was a stark reminder of decades of social policy neglect.
Blog
Jan 27, 2014
Photo: flickr/Rob Chandler

A tale of two Toronto warming centres

Cathy Crowe
With the extreme weather in Eastern Canada, warming shelters were erected for the ice storm and for the continued cold. The ice storm centres were impressive, the others, seriously lacking.
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