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Whats Next for Super InTent City

A lawyer hired by the Together Against Poverty Society to ensure tenters’ rights are respected contacted the province three times, most recently on Thursday, to see if the society could help with the rollout of the housing offer, said TAPS advocate Stephen Portman.

“My phone did not ring,” he said. “It’s sad. It didn’t have to go down this way. Absolutely, they feel insulted.”

Having provincial officials read a notice to vacate, combined with posters detailing the housing options, was not the best way to go about things for “people living in survival mode,” he said.

It is “really unfortunate” that the province announced positive initiatives regarding alternative housing in a negative way, he said.

CBC - Interview Between TAPS Advocacy Lead Stephen Portman and Gregor Craigie of CBC's On the whats next for Super InTent City

TC - Province Tells Court House Campers to Leave by February 25, 2016

TC - Tent City Campers Bound for Mt. Edwards Units

TC - Homeless Count Volunteers Overwhelmed by Stories

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