The programme closure will put over 20 workers out of a job and will require finding different accommodations for over 20 residents.
Nearly all the funding will be for temporary measures.
Yesterday, the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidate forum. Given recent restrictions implemented by the Alberta government, the chamber chose to have no public audience and livestreamed the video, which you can view below. As part of their livestream, they allowed viewers to submit questions, which then the moderator would share with the candidates. […]
Funding for shelters has dropped every year the UCP have been in power.
This probably doesn’t count toward the 4,000 treatment spaces the UCP announced last summer.
Alberta’s daily average emergency shelter attendance has gone from a high of 3,820 in February 2014 to 2,753 in March 2020.