June 26, 2018
There’s a breaking point coming in Toronto and no one seems to have any idea what will happen when it does.
The city’s shelter system, overwhelmed by a two-year migrant surge, has gone past full and blown through bulging. It exists now somewhere east of burst beyond repair.
The city simply cannot take any more, Mayor John Tory said Tuesday, without significant help from the province and the federal government.
“We have exhausted our available sites, our resources and our personnel,” Tory said. “We need the other levels of government to step up and assist Toronto.”