The city will add a dedicated team to work with homeless people and beef up security measures in city “hot spots,” hit hardest by the homeless crisis, city politicians voted Tuesday.
Twin towers of affordable housing may rise in the Hyde Park area and the only thing that could make it better, is to add a community centre to the build, said the politician representing the area.
Tackling London’s homelessness crisis could be a longer haul than even anticipated, if the first vote on the first steps for a new system are any indication. After four-and-a-half hours of debate Monday, city politicians voted 9-6 to approve the first three hubs to improve the health and find housing for the most desperate of […]
Rose Ricci fears for her parents’ safety. They are elderly, frail and the prospect of a homeless hub opening in their north London neighbourhood has her worried, she said Thursday.
London’s first, full-service homeless hubs will focus on youth, Indigenous people and women, providing 73 beds by mid-2024, and costing about $5 million to create and about $10 million to operate for two years, a just-published city hall report says.
London’s $74-million windfall from the federal government to build more than 2,000 housing units comes with some strings for city hall.
Researchers examined 15 Ontario municipalities with a major university campus, and found only one (Waterloo) had adopted plans designed to accommodate student housing near the campus. Student-oriented housing under construction in Waterloo in 2016. (Evelyn Hofmann), Author provided Alexander Wray, Western University and Nick Revington, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) University and college […]
London is lucky to get “recession-proof” head office government jobs, and where they go in the city is secondary, London Mayor Josh Morgan says. Weighing in on the looming announcement that London will become home to 500 Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) workers, Morgan moved to try to stifle discontent over London Free Press […]
The city is moving to wipe out permanently one body rub parlour in the city.