A 31-year-old Indigenous woman died recently in a Toronto shelter. The city's shelters have been underfunded and critically over capacity in recent years.
Critics charge it's a case of misplaced priorities, as funds are spent on dubious projects like arming police with assault rifles.
Today the Ontario Coalition to End Poverty delivered a report to city hall entitled #InTheColdTO. Protesters entered city hall chanting "shelters not guns." One woman was tackled by a security agent.
Watch the full video report by Nicky Young below.