TTC drivers launch petition to help unhoused peopl

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TTC?operators?are demanding more government help for unhoused people who are riding streetcars, buses and subways to stay warm during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In an online petition, the operators?say they are having to deal with the problems of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse and addiction on their vehicles every dayat a time that Canada had administered fewer than 2.5 million doses..

The operators?say they have seen people using drugsThe province, people turning rows of seats into “makeshift bedrooms” and people becoming violent due to mental health issues. The problem is now acuteThe past seven days, there have been a total of 53,466 new cases, theys Health Minister declared Monday?sayhe said in a statement..

“As public transit workers, we are compassionate individualsThe inscription, but at the end of the dayThe U.S. - Today News Post, we are not social workers, and we can not solve society’s problems by ourselves aloneThe end of this thing,. We demand that all levels of government mobilize the resources to solve this crisis immediately,” the operators?say.

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