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Shelter System: Refugee Claimants and Issue Toronto

shelter system: Mayor John Tory says the number of refugee claimants in the city's shelters has grown from an average of 459 per night in 2016, to an average of more than 23 hundred per night this month, according to CTV. Federal spokeswoman Beatrice Fenelon says the department will continue to work with the city and province on the issue Toronto has issued an urgent appeal to the federal and provincial governments for help dealing with the growing number of refugee claimants in its shelter system. ( As reported in the news.