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Fate of proposed winter homeless shelter project in London to be discussed today

Recent blaze at clubhouse is cause for concern


November 12, 2021
By CBC News

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The City of London, Ont. and Atlohsa Family Healing Services are to meet today to discuss the fate of a winter homeless shelter project that had been planned for the municipal River Road Golf Course. A fire at the former clubhouse last weekend, which caused about $1 million in damages, cast doubt on the project’s future as the clubhouse was to serve as a place where meals would be prepared and give people access to toilets, showers and laundry facilities. Because the project is Indigenous-led, the fire is being viewed as suspicious with possible racist motives. READ MORE