Advocates still calling for curfew exemption for homeless, as study shows increase in tickets – Global News
January 22, 2021
As the project coordinator at Resilience Montreal, he says getting people who don’t have a home to seek shelter isn’t always easy.
“We’re talking about people who often have mental health issues, trauma issues,” said Chapman.
“Often, many of them are afraid to enter a shelter, and it’s not a simple, rational calculation like there’s a shelter available, there’s a spot for you, so why don’t you go right now. It’s more complicated than that.”