When Oct 26, 2020 at 6:00pm 7:00pm
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Melissa Hiebert Amber Krogel Vanessa Raponi Mary C. Kelly Catherine Wang Rama Fayaz Kary Atkinson Nancy Graham RN Lisa Kowalchuk Nigel Skinner Jason Meyers Jennifer Lillie Deborah Soroka Heather Braithwaite Matt Brown Janet Maher Adina lebo Tonya Surman Alice Briesmaster leslie yager Marsya Maharani Shimona Hirchberg Amanda Lewis Alison Kim Nadine Sookermany Susan Girvan Deborah Gardner Gini Dickie David Berg Caroline Murphy Wyndham Bettencourt-McCarthy Emilia Melara Robin Gaudreau Leah Bobet Michael Creek Rebecca Parry Marcus Little Allan Penning Anne O'Callaghan Laura Boddy

Before the COVID-19 global pandemic, Toronto was already facing a homelessness crisis of massive proportion. During the pandemic, the crisis has become more visible and incredibly more acute. Advocates and frontline workers supporting encampments continue to ring alarm bells about inhumane conditions. Residents who live adjacent to the encampments and shelters are demanding that the City do more to find more appropriate and permanent housing solutions for people who are underhoused. Chronic underfunding and failed policies have created the housing and homelessness crisis that is before us. The homelessness emergency is a public health crisis that requires an intergovernmental funding response, and concentrated efforts to invest in permanent affordable and supportive housing. 

Join us virtually on Monday, October 26th from 3:00pm- 4:00pm EST to learn from panelists with a range of expertise and backgrounds about housing and homelessness. This panel will discuss how our municipal budget can be used alongside provincial and federal funding to end the homelessness crisis and increase long term investments for permanent affordable and supportive housing in the City of Toronto. 

Speakers to be announced shortly. Please RSVP and you will receive a link to join prior to the event. 

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