Social service providers to fight cuts

By Erin Conway-Smith

Advocates for the most vulnerable people in Centretown are preparing to make their case to preserve social services in the wake of a review that could see drastic cuts to city programs.

Among the scenarios presented in the universal program review, released last week to city council, are the elimination of 1,436 child-care spaces, 140 long-term care beds, and 123 homeless shelter beds. read more

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