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Fire at planned homeless shelter on golf course site viewed as suspicious

Blaze sparks fear of racism

November 9, 2021  By London Free Press

A weekend fire that caused $1 million in damages to the former River Road Golf Course clubhouse in London, Ont. is being looked at as suspicious. The site was being prepared as a winter homeless shelter area by an Indigenous-led group. Fears of racism have been sparked as a result of the blaze. Options for a relocation of the shelters are seen as limited.


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