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The City of Saskatoon has announced the proposed emergency shelter in the former Sutherland fire hall will not be proceed, following a city council motion to limit the criteria for site selection.

According to the city, the council endorsed a motion requiring shelter spaces to be at least 250 metres from a public or catholic elementary school.

The move comes after an outcry from Sutherland residents, including parents whose children attend Bishop Filevich Elementary School, located just down the street from the fire hall where the 30-bed shelter was slated to open.

The shelter is part of a Saskatchewan government plan announced in October 2023 to alleviate the homelessness crisis, which includes 60 new emergency shelter spaces and 15 complex needs shelter spaces for Saskatoon.

The province is funding the shelters, but asked the city to choose the locations. Alberta-based non-profit Mustard Seed has been tapped to operate the facility, …

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