Homelessness

‘Explosion of fury and violence and blood,’ Toronto’s shelters see rise in violence

New data shows the number of violent incidents in Toronto shelters has more than tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic, a phenomenon those who use the system say is partially driving an increase of out...

Penticton man says camping rough is better than homeless shelter

Wayne McFadden spends his days with his dog Singer sitting in a Penticton parking lot in front of a hand-made billboard made of cardboard and packing pallets. By early afternoon he packs up his belong...