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Rise in TTC violence sign of failure to address poverty, mental illness: psychiatrist – Toronto

A forensic psychiatrist says a rise in violence on Toronto’s transit system signals an urgent need to better support people struggling with homelessness, mental illness and addiction. Dr. Sandy Simpson, chair in forensic psychiatry at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, says it’s impossible to know exactly what factors …

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U.K. cut off thousands of pensioners in Canada for failure to provide ‘proof of life’

Thunder Bay-born Barbara Reynolds lived and made regular pension payments in the U.K. for two decades before returning to Canada, where she made another one-time payment to the British government to top up her contributions. That didn’t protect her from worrying about paying the rent on her Halifax apartment this month after she …

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