Is a new, permanent emergency shelter pivotal to addressing the homelessness dilemma in St. Thomas and Elgin?

Earlier this week, Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek announced $928,000 in funding to support the purchase of a new building for a permanent emergency shelter. A facility Yurek noted that will be, “a stable facility from which dedicated local service providers can continue to carry out their important, lifesaving work.” Such a shelter was one of … Continue reading Is a new, permanent emergency shelter pivotal to addressing the homelessness dilemma in St. Thomas and Elgin?