The Art of Resistance
e.408 - Life & Death On Toronto Streets: SHJN Declares A State of Emergency on Homelessness
Since mid-October at least 8 people have died on Toronto streets.
Most recently advocates highlight the death of Kevin Dickman, who drowned in the Don Valley River to describe the severe conditions people face on Toronto streets as we head into winter months. This month the Shelter and Housing Justice Network has called on the city to declare a state of emergency on homelessness. They join us today to discuss how frontline workers are providing life saving services and the need for real investment from the City of Toronto.
Roxy Danielson is part of the Shelter and Housing Justice Network and Street Nurses Network. Cat Chhina is a community worker and organizer with the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty and a steering committee member of the Shelter and Housing Justice Network.
Shelter and Housing Justice Network
Ontario Coalition Against Poverty
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