City looking to end homelessness through funding

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere is hopeful that city council will approve to allocate $100,000 to help end homelessness in the city.

The money would be used to support the coordination of the plan, and is intended to be matched by both federal and provincial governments.

“To endorse the plan to end homelessness, and then provide funding this year for $20,000, but ultimately, it’ll be $100,000 over 5 years to make our commitment known,” said Fougere. “We are serious about ending homelessness and we are hoping to have the province and the federal government join in this discussion as well.”

The funding will be debated at Regina City Council at the end of the month before Councillors get a chance to vote on it during their monthly meeting coming up March 25.

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