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2001 | CBC News | Bread Not Circuses voices concerns to IOC [Article]

“We’ve got a homeless disaster on our streets, and an inappropriate amount of spending already on this bid that should be going into opening up shelters and creating housing. Right now, the city is facing big budget cuts, and selling off lands that could be used for the “Let’s Build” program that we could be building housing on. There are other cuts to social services. We’re fighting for a thousand more shelter beds. Apparently there’s no money for those things, but there’s money for the bid. So that’s our message: that the city is no shape for the Olympics.”

Cathy Crowe, Toronto Disaster Relief Committee,