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Toronto Hotels: Housing Refugees

toronto hotels: By September this year, this number had increased close to three times to roughly 1,270, according to CBC. With more refugees pouring in, Toronto advocates ringing alarms about federal funding Refugees lay down new roots at first-time visit to Toronto's High Park Now, the city is considering extending existing contracts with five Toronto hotels to continue housing refugees until the end of 2018, at a cost of nearly 20 million. In February 2016, the average number of beds used by refugees every night was roughly 450, according to a city report on refugee flows released this month. But advocates, both inside city hall and out, agree this isn't the only solution needed. Joe Mihevc. The 20 million can dry up very quickly if we experience a secondary spike, said Coun. ( As reported in the news.