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Survey of Hamilton’s homeless aims to help city’s most vulnerable

April 27, 2015 / News

The last year and a half, especially the last few months, have streamlined Bruce Paton’s daily goals: Survive.

by Kelly Bennett, CBC News – Apr.27, 2015

Paton is 74 and has been living in the Good Shepherd men’s shelter for four months. He’s been homeless for a year and a half, bouncing from family couches to shelter beds. His pension from his work at an advertising agency is $730 a month, and he pays $500 of it to support his wife’s share of housing costs at his daughter’s house.

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