Employed and homeless: Housing crisis in Nunavut hamlet forces shelter to expand – CBC

‘I want a good life,’ says Donny Angulalek, who works full time while living at the shelter

May 02, 2017

Couch-surfing from place to place is something Donny Angulalek hopes he never experiences again.

“You are in the way, a burden to other people,” says the 43-year-old Inuk man who, despite working full time at a grocery store in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, is living in a homeless shelter.

“It was pretty hard.”

For the first time in five years, Angulalek knows he’ll get a hot meal and a warm bed every night.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/nunavut-cambridge-bay-homeless-shelter-1.4093690

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