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Hands off the fingerprints - Globe and Mail

Mon, 2009-05-18 04:22

Hands off the fingerprints
Globe and Mail, Canada
Virtually all vulnerable or marginalized people: immigrants, refugees, aboriginals, black youth, the homeless, psychiatric survivors, social justice activists - especially when they try to assert their right to privacy, freedom and dissent. ...

Tamil Tigers failed to learn from tsunami tragedy - Globe and Mail

Sun, 2009-05-17 23:42

Tamil Tigers failed to learn from tsunami tragedy
Globe and Mail, Canada
I had been allowed into this high-security enclave because the refugees who populated it had become homeless again after their houses, and a very large number of their children, had been washed away in the Boxing Day tsunami. Their lives were odysseys ...

Rich, powerful meet secretly in Greece - WorldNetDaily

Sun, 2009-05-17 22:11

WorldNetDaily

Rich, powerful meet secretly in Greece
WorldNetDaily, DC
Every four years the conference is held in the US or Canada. The group has an office located in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands. The highly secretive meeting is off limits to press, but past reports from sources that have managed to penetrate the ...

This Week on TV (5/18-5/24) - EndScore

Sun, 2009-05-17 12:18

EndScore

This Week on TV (5/18-5/24)
EndScore, WA
Law & Order (NBC, 10pm): “The murders of three homeless men are attributed to a serial killer, but detectives think a copycat killer may be involved after they find out a victim was wearing a pair of roller skates that did not belong to him. ...

DANCIN' IN THE DRIVE - Canoe.ca

Sun, 2009-05-17 03:42

DANCIN' IN THE DRIVE
Canoe.ca, Canada
Other large adult homeless shelters use a picture ID system and achieve the same goals. I used to work at the Drop-In Centre and I don't see the need for using fingerprints. It is important to remember the experience people who are homeless have had ...

Canadian refugee claims by Czech minority surge after arson attack ... - Vancouver Sun

Sat, 2009-05-16 18:28

Canadian refugee claims by Czech minority surge after arson attack ...
Vancouver Sun,  Canada
About $12000 in donations from sympathetic citizens was sent to the now-homeless family. But some of the family's neighbours have openly wondered if they set the fire themselves in hopes of some sort of financial reward, according to the family. ...

Cutback Girl: Giving back on a slimmer budget - National Post

Sat, 2009-05-16 16:49

Cutback Girl: Giving back on a slimmer budget
National Post, Canada
I've given money to hospitals and the MS Society of Canada, and instead of passing on my daughter's old clothes and shoes to friends, have given them to charity as well. In the area I now live in, I regularly encounter only one homeless person. ...

PinkSlipParty.ca Responds to Overwhelming Demand and Announces 2nd ... - PR-CANADA.net (press release)

Sat, 2009-05-16 09:18

PinkSlipParty.ca Responds to Overwhelming Demand and Announces 2nd ...
PR-CANADA.net (press release), Montenegro
Cost for attendees is $20 at the door plus a cash bar, with all net proceeds going to Project Winter Survival, a volunteer organization that provides winter survival kits with basic necessities to the homeless. When you register at the door, ...

• Order of Canada suits her perfectly - Guelph Mercury

Sat, 2009-05-16 04:48

• Order of Canada suits her perfectly
Guelph Mercury, Canada
She's a special leader, as capable of connecting with a troubled homeless person as a local captain of industry and working with each to advance her caring ministry. She has said she hopes entering the Order of Canada helps her ministry achieve more ...

Pearson's terminal transients - National Post

Fri, 2009-05-15 22:39

National Post

Pearson's terminal transients
National Post, Canada
Pankaj Patei, a porter for a shuttle service company, says the faces who return grow familiar, although at first it's nearly impossible to tell who is homeless and who is laid over for the night. They almost all have luggage with them, he says. ...

Fire leaves family of eight homeless - Spruce Grove Examiner

Fri, 2009-05-15 13:24

Fire leaves family of eight homeless
Spruce Grove Examiner,  Canada
Also, family friened Laura Saide set up a TD Canada Trust Fund under the Tennent family name. Anyone can go to the Campsite Rd. branch to donate. Along with their belongings, including a new baby crib, the family's vehicles were also burnt. ...

NAN Grand Chief demands withdrawal of federal legislation on ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Fri, 2009-05-15 13:03

NAN Grand Chief demands withdrawal of federal legislation on ...
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada
"This is not just a women's issue as Bill C-8 threatens to leave women, children and Elders homeless and at the mercy of a provincial court-imposed judgement in the event of a family separation," said NAN Deputy Grand Chief RoseAnne Archibald. ...

Bellingham Roller Betties prepare to take bout on the road - Western Front

Fri, 2009-05-15 04:50

Bellingham Roller Betties prepare to take bout on the road
Western Front, WA
The Betties have volunteered at the Lighthouse Mission for the homeless in Bellingham, worked to become a zero-waste business and currently sponsorsa junior derby team, Everson said. The Betties also recently donated more than $800 and an estimated ...

Ways to weather the storm - Toronto Star

Fri, 2009-05-15 04:40

Ways to weather the storm
Toronto Star,  Canada
Eighty-one people died; 4000 were left homeless. Frequency: Rare. Frozen rain can flatten crops, clog storm sewers and damage buildings and vehicles. On Saturday, a hailstorm hit Oakville and parts of Toronto, with hail stones reportedly as large as ...

Living ruff on the streets? Vets reach out - Toronto Star

Fri, 2009-05-15 04:32

Living ruff on the streets? Vets reach out
Toronto Star,  Canada
It's the only veterinary clinic of its kind in Canada, dedicated to the pets of streetkids. Run out of a shelter for homeless youth in Montreal, the free clinic is staffed by professors and students from the University of Montreal. ...

United to help the homeless - Canada.com

Fri, 2009-05-15 03:06

United to help the homeless
Canada.com, Canada
By Philip Round, Comox Valley EchoMay 15, 2009 A major initiative to buy land for development for supportive housing to help the homeless has been unveiled. Regional District directors and municipal councillors this week united behind a proposal that ...

The world as evangelicals see it - CanadianChristianity.com

Thu, 2009-05-14 19:55

CanadianChristianity.com

The world as evangelicals see it
CanadianChristianity.com, Canada
The events attracted about 3000 people as the ministry provided free food and socks to the poor and homeless and presented the gospel through music and preaching. City security forces videotaped the event, but no arrests were made. ...

Roma face discrimination, attacks in Czech Republic. - Canada.com

Thu, 2009-05-14 17:15

Roma face discrimination, attacks in Czech Republic.
Canada.com, Canada
About $12000 in donations from sympathetic citizens was sent to the now-homeless family. But some of the family's neighbours have openly wondered if they set the fire themselves in hopes of some sort of financial reward, according to the family. ...

Essay winner gives back - Brockville Recorder and Times

Thu, 2009-05-14 16:08

Essay winner gives back
Brockville Recorder and Times,  Canada
In her essay, Brainerd wrote about being in downtown Ottawa and seeing the homeless. "This is a crisis, not just in Ottawa but around the world as well," wrote Brainerd. "Many people think about this crisis, but no one does anything about it. ...

Homeless woman lived in airport for month - United Press International

Thu, 2009-05-14 11:25

CityNews

Homeless woman lived in airport for month
United Press International
The unidentified woman, about 40, had been sleeping on a pink suitcase in Terminal 1 of Canada's busiest airport since mid-April, the Mississauga (Ontario) Times reported. The woman "met the threshold for trespassing," Peel Regional Police Constable ...
Homeless or just another traveller? Mississauga News
Woman who may have slept at Pearson airport for a month is sent on ... National Post
Woman believed to have slept at Pearson for a month Globe and Mail
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