Research by Dr. Carolyn Snider found that cold-weather related emergency department visits by people who are unhoused have gone up 68% in the past five years. She recently spoke with The Canadian Press about what is needed to address this.
- ‘A Band-Aid on top of a Band-Aid’: Winter-weather alerts are leaving vulnerable Ontarians out in the cold
- An explosion under the Bathurst Street bridge raises concerns about what’s being done to help the homeless stay warm this winter
- People who are homeless in Toronto experience injury and death from cold, even in moderate winter weather: An evidence-based brief