“Collingwood councillor Deb Doherty”

Dec. 24, 2018 John Edwards
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While Collingwood council has no political responsibility to address housing and homelessness, one councillor says they do have a moral one.

“I believe we have a moral responsibility to ensure that every person in this town has, at minimum, a warm bed and a hot meal on a very cold night,” said Coun. Deb Doherty. more >



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