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Toronto’s Unhoused and Unprepared: The Tale of Two Crises

By Katia Galati and Talha Hashmani, CJRU 1280 AM, Toronto through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

At the brink of capacity, the City of Toronto’s shelter system faces two crises: an increase in opioid overdoses and the challenge of housing the unhoused. At the forefront of these two crises is the question of how the city plans to make its shelter system not only safer for residents but also for surrounding neighbourhoods.

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