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Petro-Canada helps hundreds of Calgary homeless
Calgary Herald, Canada
Petro-Canada, one of Canada's largest oil and gas companies will support hundreds of homeless or near-homeless Calgarians in 2009 by funding a regular event called Project Homeless Connect. The one-day event, which will be held four times this year, ...
Poverty Olympics spotlight Downtown Eastside
Globe and Mail, Canada - Feb 9, 2009
Mr. Snider works recruiting homeless and low income people to sell Megaphone Magazine, a twice-monthly street paper. Next year the Poverty Olympics will be ...
Poverty Olympics pinpoints social problems TheTyee.ca
'Poverty Olympics' ridicule Games Vancouver Sun
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Presidential Digest: Obama team gives dire assessment of Afghan war
Chicago Tribune, United States - Feb 9, 2009
First in line: Roy Hendrix, a formerly homeless man who showed up at 9:30 am Sunday to secure his free ticket—one of 1500 being given away. ...
Did You Notice? Jobs Minister Just Called Canadians Lazy
TheTyee.ca, Canada - 3 hours ago
Picking up and moving at this time could very well be a recipe for ending up out of work and homeless on the streets of some big city. ...
New Rules Stopped 450000 Canadians from Voting
TheTyee.ca, Canada - 16 hours ago
ID problems stymieing voters were widespread and worst for senior citizens and the homeless, finds Marc Mayrand, chief electoral officer, in an election ...
Woof! Woof! from Tehran: Iran’s First and Only Animal Shelter
New America Media, CA - 19 hours ago
The outlook for homeless animals changed in 2003 because of animal lover and former Tehran resident Mrs. Fatemeh Motamedi. As a child, Motamedi grew up ...
Unusual insight into creatures
Akron Beacon Journal, OH - 16 hours ago
What would she have to say about subways, housing projects, stadiums, prisons, office cubicles, long-distance buses, shelters for the homeless, elevators or ...
NEWS BRIEFS – Breaking News
Grassroots News, Canada - 22 hours ago
Just 4 per cent of Canada's Aboriginal population have university degrees while 15 per cent of the rest of the Canadian population have degrees so "do the ...
Doctor shortage takes toll on mammogram center
San Francisco Chronicle, USA - Feb 7, 2009
Homeless women and others who have no alternatives can still get screened in 14 days if they feel a lump or 25 days for a precautionary mammogram. ...
Petro-Canada to Sponsor Project Homeless Connect for 2009
PR-CANADA.net (press release), Montenegro - Feb 7, 2009
"Petro-Canada is pleased to be able to help Project Homeless Connect," said Ron Brenneman, Petro-Canada's president and chief executive officer. ...
598000 US jobs lost in January
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA - 17 hours ago
At the time, he was living in a homeless shelter where he hoped the staff could watch his sleeping daughter while he worked the overnight shift. ...
Video: Job Losses Worst Since 1974, Unemployment Jumps AssociatedPress
Six hundred thousand January layoffs in US World Socialist Web Site
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Six hundred thousand January layoffs in US
World Socialist Web Site, MI - Feb 6, 2009
Many of these live in company dormitories, and will be made homeless in the process. Earlier this month, China announced a massive growth in unemployment. ...