Toronto – (November 12, 2000)
News Release 5 p.m., Sunday Nov. 12 Concerned Citizens Open the Old Princess Margaret Hospital
Mayoral Candidate Tooker Gomberg and supporters have opened the Old Princess Margaret Hospital located 1 block north and 1 block west of Wellesley and Sherbourne. They have opened it to the 2000 homeless people sleeping on the street tonight as temperatures reach near freezing.
“The building is empty, and the heat is on. The province has given it to the city to house the homeless. So what are we waiting for? The only right thing for the Mayor to do is open the building!” says Gomberg.
Please come down now to join the group in the hospital, to sleep the night or to offer support.
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