|Blog Cathy Crowe | The term "social murder" has been aptly used to describe what happened in long-term care in this pandemic. Today's third wave exposes public health neglect for homeless people.|
|Blog Cathy Crowe | In a modern David and Goliath epic, the city of Toronto is threatening carpenter Khaleel Seivwright with legal action over his structures for homeless people.|
|Blog Cathy Crowe | A skilled carpenter in Toronto has simply started building shelters for people trying to survive the housing crisis, shelter shortage and COVID-19 pandemic.|
|Blog Cathy Crowe | As 2020 comes to an end, homeless people remain severely vulnerable. However, this year has seen some heroes step up.|
|Blog Cathy Crowe | Canada lost an important figure in housing history this week. Rainer "Dri" Driemeyer, a well-known Tent City resident, knew that to fight for housing was to fight for housing for all.|
|Blog Cathy Crowe | The City of Toronto faces criticism for using plexiglass cubicles that resemble prison cells in a recently re-opened congregate shelter.|
Judge rules City of Toronto breached its agreement to ensure physical distancing in homeless sheltersCathy Crowe | A legal coalition returns to court to advocate for physical distancing in shelters to protect homeless people from COVID-19.
|Blog Cathy Crowe | The City of Toronto has stopped tracking deaths of homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic.|
|Blog Doreen Nicoll | "Instead of instituting rent caps in a city where the average one-bedroom costs over $1,000 they're relying on private companies to build shelters," says DIRE executive director Christeen Thornton.|
|Blog Cathy Crowe | The medical officer of health and mayor have authority to fast track efforts to protect the public and businesses during the pandemic. Then why not direct mask wearing in homeless shelters?|
|News Lisa Lacoste | "I see constantly in Toronto not a lack of concern about homelessness and income inequality, but a sweeping inability to acknowledge it."|
It's time for Canadian courts and governments to acknowledge that forcible displacement of homeless people is inhumaneStepan Wood | The second article in a two-part series looking at the cycle of displacement of homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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