July 29 2020 5:50pm

Makeshift camps for the homeless popping up around Montreal

Montreal’s housing crisis, compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, has created a perfect storm for increased homelessness. With limited space in shelters and many people still without a place to live following moving day, makeshift camps have popped up in the city’s East End. As Global’s Phil Carpenter explains, housing activists worry this is only the tip of the iceberg.

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