What’s with this rule that says a crisis shelter must be occupied the moment it’s installed? Are empty crisis shelters allowed now, yes or no? Councillors take to Twitter and leave everybody confused.
PSA: We are aware that what we are doing is not a solution to the housing crisis in our city nor it is a solution to homelessness, that said we would rather build safe, secure shelters using our limited resources than leave fellow community members to die outside in the cold this winter.
With homelessness numbers in HRM at alarmingly high rates a group of anonymous volunteers has decided it’s time to act. They are building small structures for people experiencing homelessness.
Organized mutual support has always been strong within the autism and disability communities, but it can g much further, writes Alex Kronstein, who looks at the Antigonish co-operative movement and the Black Panthers social programs for inspiration