Homeless deaths preventable with homes: report


The recently released report from Megaphone on the deaths amongst the street community says these deaths are preventable.

A report released Thursday highlighting the risks of vagrancy found that homelessness cuts a person’s life span in half in British Columbia, with the majority of deaths by accident, suicide or homicide.

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Source: Victoria News

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