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Schoolhouse shelter may be saved, but without the booze

November 16, 2012, The Star.

The Schoolhouse Shelter may stay open, but it will probably lose its designation as one of the city’s few “wet” shelters, where residents are allowed to drink alcohol on site.

Following a campaign by anti-poverty advocates to keep the George St. facility open, the Community Development and Recreation Committee this week supported a proposal that would prevent the closure of the men-only shelter.

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