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Scouts Canada Works with Partners and Government to Help Homeless

May 07, 2020 | 

Scouts Canada is working with community partners and government agencies to repurpose its vast campgrounds and community facilities across Canada to support emergency response and relief efforts, including providing space for assessment centres and temporarily housing unsheltered populations and other vulnerable groups.

“As Scouts, we seek to make meaningful contributions to the communities in which we live,” said Andrew Price, Executive Commissioner and CEO of Scouts Canada. “During this time of increased need, our membership continues to actively seek ways to give back; and with 180 properties across Canada and all in-person Scouting activities on hold, we are in a unique position to provide much-needed facilities and properties to support a diverse range of COVID-19 response efforts.”

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