Dr. Naheed Dosani provides palliative care for the homeless of Toronto. He aims to provide adequate care for those facing a terminal disease, during their last days.
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Upward of 5,000 homeless people depend on city-funded shelters to keep warm during bone-chilling winter nights, according to the City of Toronto website. There has been a steady increase, by 1.6 per cent, in the homeless population since 2009. Emergency shelters are experiencing the highest average for nightly occupancy since 2011, accommodating more than 4,000 homeless people every night in all 57 city-operated shelters.
Andres Gil is proof of the proposition that street youth aren’t just an abstraction. They’re individuals, with individual backgrounds that have somehow led them to a common circumstance.