Aug 28, 2020
Food prepared at Camp Samac. Image: Kelly O'Brien

Oshawa shelter program receives mixed responses

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.
Jun 29, 2020
A teacher stands in front of a bulldozer at an encampment eviction under the Gardiner Expressway. Image: submitted by Cathy Crowe

Homeless encampments are here to stay

Cathy Crowe
Without a real national housing program, the economic fallout of COVID-19 will likely lead to growing homeless encampments.


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