Alexandre Silberman
Alexandre Silberman
Alexandre Silberman is a second year student at St. Thomas University, studying digital journalism and new media, political science and communications. Alexandre is originally from Burlington, Vermont, where he has worked for VTDigger.org, a statewide, non-profit news and politics website, and the Burlington Free Press, the region's largest daily newspaper. In April 2017, he was named a finalist for a Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, for a story on allegations of a harmful work environment for high school counselors. Outside of the newsroom, you can likely find Alexandre on the ski slopes or enjoying the outdoors.
December 15, 2018

Sidebar: Fredericton's homelessness problem

Nine people are living in tents next to Fredericton's main homeless shelter, which is at capacity.

Sidebar, is a monthly podcast produced by The Brunswickan and CHSR. Listen below, or subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, Stitcher, Podbean, TuneIn Radio or Soundcloud. We also air a few times per month on CHSR 97.9 FM.

For December's episode, we examine the problem of homelessness in Fredericton. We take a visit to the city's tent encampment, to meet the residents, and talk with Warren Maddox, executive director of Fredericton Homeless Shelters. We also speak with Eric Weissman, a professor at the University of New Brunswick – Saint John, who is conducting research on homelessness amongst post-secondary students.


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