Jay Gauthier, a barber in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, is offering free haircuts and support for homeless people. He claims his experiences as a homeless person himself, and also as someone who has spent time in prison for armed robbery, helps him connect with his customers.

“That half an hour that I’m with that individual, I feel like I’m doing something for this person that nobody can,” he says. “I’m providing some hope.”

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