Coming snowstorm worries Winnipeggers living in tent encampment

Estimated 170 people living in 50 camps throughout the city. The snowstorm about to hit Winnipeg has people living in homeless encampments in the city worried about how they will stay warm in the coming days. “Nervous, very nervous — and I just hope for everybody to be safe and not lose anybody. We lost somebody last […]

Homelessness researchers tell Sudbury city council not to forcibly close encampments

Council heard presentation Tuesday night. A long-time homelessness researcher in Sudbury says forced closure of homeless encampments is not a route the city should take. Carol Kauppi is the director of the Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy at Laurentian University, and has studied homelessness in northern Ontario for two decades. She, along with […]