MSN - CP National http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/2e857db14f6a4d9ca04db283860d4731 MSN - CP National Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:28:43 +0000 Many of Calgary's homeless prefer sleeping outdoors to limit risk of catching COVID-19 http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/2e857db14f6a4d9ca04db283860d4731/n_COVID-Calgary-Homeless20200525T0800 Many of Calgary’s homeless have found something they fear more than not having a bed to sleep in at night - catching the COVID-19 virus. A walk through Calgary’s downtown with a homeless outreach group on a drizzly night found clusters of people, hunkered down under bridges, behind restaurants, in doorways and across from the locked gates of the imposing Calgary Drop-In Centre. n_COVID-Calgary-Homeless20200525T0800 Mon, 25 May 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Many of Calgary’s homeless have found something they fear more than not having a bed to sleep in at night - catching the COVID-19 virus. A walk through Calgary’s downtown with a homeless outreach group on a drizzly night found clusters of people, hunkered down under bridges, behind restaurants, in doorways and across from the locked gates of the imposing Calgary Drop-In Centre. SOUNDBITE1: Gordon Kelter, homeless. SOUNDBITE2: Trisha Bearspaw, recovered from COVID-19. SOUNDBITE3: Chaz Smith, founder of 'Be The Change YYC’. PLACELINE: Calgary. CREDIT: The Canadian Press. LANGUAGE: English. Many of Calgary’s homeless have found something they fear more than not having a bed to sleep in at night - catching the COVID-19 virus. A walk through Calgary’s downtown with a homeless outreach group on a drizzly night found clusters of people, hunkered down under bridges, behind restaurants, in doorways and across from the locked gates of the imposing Calgary Drop-In Centre. Many of Calgary's homeless prefer sleeping outdoors to limit risk of catching COVID-19