The best and worst for homeless people during this year's pandemic

First, the worst

1. Toronto Mayor John Tory, for not getting a grip on the homelessness disaster that erupted in his city years ago. Despite ample warnings and evidence, he continues to defend senior bureaucrats who nitpick in a pandemic on whether there should be two-metres spacing around a shelter's sleeping space or just two-metres laterally.

In December, Mayor John Tory pronounced shelters were "safe" despite over 50 shelter outbreaks with over 600 COVID cases. Never mind that aerosolized transmission is now part of the science and the only true protection for a homeless person in a shelter is one person per room ,or one couple per room.

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