Toronto LGBT youth homeless shelter 1st to get federal security funding

Egale Centre slated to open in 2019 will receive $47K to install security cameras, secure entrance.

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Toronto’s east end will be home to Canada‘s first federally funded emergency and transitional housing facility to protect homeless LGBT youth from hate-motivated crimes.

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale made the announcement Friday to mark World AIDS Day at the site where the Egale Centre will operate. It’s slated to open in January 2019.