Toronto Must Not Leave People Out In the Cold
Health care providers are advocating for the City of Toronto to provide adequate shelter space to keep people out of the cold and prevent unnecessary illness and deaths this winter. HPAP’s Letter to Toronto City Councillors, by Drs. Michaela Beder and Michael Benusic, is listed on the Jan 18, 2016 Budget Committee meeting agenda. Show your…
Toronto Should Invest in Poverty Reduction in the 2016 Budget
Civic leaders including HPAP Founder, Dr. Gary Bloch, joined in signing a letter to the Toronto Mayor and Council urging them to act on recommendations to advance the City’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. The goal is to achieve concrete outcomes in 2016, including: Providing supportive housing for 1,000 individuals and families and making rent affordable for 7,000 households at risk…
Health Care Providers Raise Concerns about George Street Revitalization
On Nov 3 2015, Toronto City Council will review plans for the George Street Revitalization (GSR). HPAP has joined 17 organizations and 113 health care providers in signing a Letter to Toronto City Council, outlining concerns around the potential impacts of the GSR. Toronto City Council members are being asked to address the loss of shelter beds with the…
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