Dr. Carolyn Snider and Dr. Stephen Hwang, spoke to The Canadian Press about new research on the dramatic rise in the number of people experiencing homelessness turning to emergency departments for shelter and warmth in Toronto and Ontario.
- Patients experiencing homelessness in Toronto up to 18 times more likely to visit emergency departments for cold weather-related injuries, Unity Health study finds
- Winter’s coming. Why Toronto needs to do more to help its homeless residents
- ‘People are stranded:’ A downtown hospital is seeing a rise in cold-related injuries as shelters struggle to find spots