Winter has come early to Montreal, and the dropping temperatures have the city’s homeless shelters already at capacity.

The cold weather has prompted shelters to begin their winter protocol ahead of schedule, providing additional beds and staff to help with the influx of clients.

“We’re Montrealers. We know winter is coming, but it seems to have arrived earlier than we’re accustomed to,” Old Brewery Mission CEO Matthew Pearce said on CBC Montreal’s Daybreak.