homeless deaths

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Jun 17, 2018
Front page of the 1996 Inquest Update. Heading says "Presiding coroner angrily demands: Don't use the H**** word any more!"

Faulkner Inquest proceedings avoid the 'H' word

Cathy Crowe
Recent inquest into the death of Grant Faulkner, who died in January 2015, excluded evidence on affordable housing, shelter availability, or the effectiveness of the cold weather alert system.
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Apr 30, 2016

Spotlight on homeless deaths

Cathy Crowe
Naheed Dosani
Investigative journalism makes a difference in the court of public opinion and social policy.
Blog
Aug 12, 2014

Four more homeless deaths in Toronto

John Bonnar
In the summertime, most people are preoccupied with their vacation plans. But death never takes a vacation. Particularly for homeless people who are far more likely to die prematurely.
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Jul 9, 2014

Two men die in men's shelter in Toronto

John Bonnar
The deaths of two men in a downtown Toronto men's shelter highlight the fact that homelessness is a national disaster in Canada.
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Jul 8, 2014

Two men die at Seaton House men's shelter

John Bonnar
Both men died on the same day. At the same shelter. Of unnatural causes. Because there was nothing natural about a 52-year-old and a 69-year-old dying in a men's shelter in downtown Toronto.
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Jun 10, 2014

Life made harder for homeless people

John Bonnar
In London, "anti-homeless" spikes were found on Monday outside the front door of a luxury apartment building, presumably to deter them from sleeping on the street.
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May 13, 2014

Dan Heap remembered

John Bonnar
At this month's homeless memorial vigil in Toronto they honoured a man who spoke loudly and openly on behalf of homeless people.

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