https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2022/01/29/people-are-stranded-a-downtown-hospital-is-seeing-a-rise-in-cold-related-injuries-as-shelters-struggle-to-find-spots.html

Physicians and outreach workers at St. Michael’s Hospital are seeing an alarming rise in the number of homeless individuals coming to the emergency department seeking shelter and suffering from severe cold-related injuries, including frostbite, painful foot infections and life-threatening hypothermia.

Hospital staff say the crisis has escalated in the last two weeks due to a critical lack of space in the