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The factors influencing Toronto’s COVID-19 hot spots (CBC News)

The City of Toronto has released geographical data about the location of coronavirus cases, and many residents of one densely populated, lower-income hot spot say they are not surprised.  

#NoHomeTO: Facebook Live Panel May 14, 2020

The news headlines speak of using hotel rooms to keep people experiencing homelessness safe during the pandemic. But what about the isolation? And how do you social distance while living in a shelter sharing a room with someone you don’t know? On Thursday May 14 we held another panel discussion in our #NoHomeTO Facebook Live […]

Stress, anxiety a heavy burden for people who can’t work from home or properly isolate (CBC News)

Almost two months into social distancing and working from home, the verdict seems to be in — for most of us, the measures have worked and the surge medical workers feared would overwhelm our hospitals hasn’t materialized. So why are we still seeing a steady stream of new COVID-19 cases? “I think we did a […]

I’m just trying to become a person again’: Homeless woman gets keys to apartment leased by the city (The Star)

Last week Jen was homeless, sleeping “rough” in a tent close to a bridge at Lake Shore Boulevard West and Bathurst Street. She describes the experience as an “utter, constant grind” to survive. “Pretty well every moment I’m thinking, ‘Where am I going to get water? Food?’ When it’s cold and wet, or snowing, I’m […]

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