Cawthra Shelter in Mississauga / Discrimination on the basis of Country of Origins

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At email to the Cawthra Shelter in Missisauga


On Mon, 6/9/14, Tanya McFarlane


Subject: Complaint
To: Received: Monday, June 9, 2014, 10:42 AM

Hello Ms.

I would like to log a complaint that I feel that there is an element of
discrimination on the basis of ethnicity at the shelter (I am Jamaican).

I have observed that a number of the residents that I have shared the room with

have been using ganja (medical? I cannot say).

Today June 9, 2014 is the latest occurrence.

I find the smell of ganja very offensive as I do not smoke.

I see a very usual trend.

I believe that individuals (employees and residents) from the shelter have gone

through great lengths to make me very uncomfortable and force my hand to leave

the shelter.

I will be taking further actions. Kindly investigate the matter. If I am unable

to find accommodations later today what happens (what are the




Cawthra Shelter in Mississauga

Aug 28, 2014
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  • No
      Aug 28, 2014

    Your entire rant makes absolutely zero sense, including the picture of your shower. I believe the only one smoking funny stuff is you.

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  • Do
      Aug 29, 2014

    If you don't like your fellow homeless souls in a shelter, try living with them on the street. The smell of ganga is lost among the other stenches. It's still better than the slums of Kingston.

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