homeless canada feed

Syndicate content homeless canada - Google News
homeless canada - Google News
Updated: 7 years 43 weeks ago

Boutique for the hidden homeless - Kamloops This Week

Sat, 2009-05-09 15:06

Boutique for the hidden homeless
Kamloops This Week,  Canada
Sure, we have our share of homeless, but the problem isn't that bad . . . is it? Did you know that four out of every five homeless Canadians do not live on the street? More than 80 per cent of Canada's homeless are improperly sheltered while thousands ...

No point airing dirty sealskin laundry to world - Times Colonist

Sat, 2009-05-09 06:54

No point airing dirty sealskin laundry to world
Times Colonist, Canada
Also, the BC government wants VANOC to replace Olympic mascots Miga, Quatchi and Sumi with homeless East Vancouver junkies Tweaky, Cracky and Dopey. Well, no, but it makes as much sense. There's no point thumbing your nose at the world as a point of ...

TransAlta CEO transforms stodgy utility into 21st century player. - Canada.com

Sat, 2009-05-09 06:13

TransAlta CEO transforms stodgy utility into 21st century player.
Canada.com, Canada
... which tabled its report one year later, spawned the creation of the Alberta Secretariat for Action on Homelessness at the provincial level, which Snyder is now chairman. Last November, Snyder was honoured by the Conference Board of Canada, ...

Helping the homeless into homes - Hamilton Spectator

Sat, 2009-05-09 04:46

Helping the homeless into homes
Hamilton Spectator, Canada
The report surveyed 496 men in 21 Sally Ann shelters across Canada last year, including Hamilton's Booth Centre. It concludes that although access to affordable housing is the first step toward resolving homelessness, it is not the only measure needed. ...

Readers take to Mercury's weekly polls - Guelph Mercury

Sat, 2009-05-09 04:36

Readers take to Mercury's weekly polls
Guelph Mercury, Canada
Whether those charged with providing for shelter for Guelph's youth homeless population had botched the job, garnered well in excess of 1000 votes, in November 2007. About 56 per cent of votes went to the yes side in that one. ...

BC Liberals, NDP angry over smear campaigns - Canada.com

Fri, 2009-05-08 23:13

BC Liberals, NDP angry over smear campaigns
Canada.com, Canada
Workers in the NDP riding office were alerted to the flyers by an employee at Canada Post on Tuesday and a copy was sent to Elections BC. The flyer shows pictures of addicts injecting drugs or sniffing cocaine, a prostitute, homeless people, a coffin, ...

sfgate: Day in Pictures - San Francisco Chronicle

Fri, 2009-05-08 20:39

sfgate: Day in Pictures
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The high waters have killed at least 32 people and left nearly 200000 homeless from the Amazon jungle to the northeastern Atlantic coast. Home-made shields protect Palestinian demonstrators from tear gas cannisters fired by Israeli troops during a ...

Watching With Kids in Mind - Washington Post

Fri, 2009-05-08 00:17

Watching With Kids in Mind
Washington Post, United States
It is based (with some fictionalization) on columns by Los Angeles Times writer Steve Lopez (played by Robert Downey Jr.) and his discovery of Nathaniel Ayers (Jamie Foxx), a homeless musician of great gifts trapped by mental illness. ...

'The most popular politician on Earth' - CBC.ca

Thu, 2009-05-07 21:38

CBC.ca

'The most popular politician on Earth'
CBC.ca, Canada
Given police repression at the time, the crowd did not expect media and was surprised when a lone TV crew showed up from Canada of all places. Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gestures during a press conference in January 2009 while urging ...

Winnipeg's homeless hero wants to 'get his life back' - Canada.com

Thu, 2009-05-07 17:58

Canoe.ca

Winnipeg's homeless hero wants to 'get his life back'
Canada.com, Canada
Hopefully, this will die down and I can get back to what I was doing before," said the homeless man, who has been celebrated as a hero since he jumped in the Red River on Sunday to save a teenager. "But I gave that little guy back his life, ...
Homeless man who saved drowning teen gets tributes, housing and a ... The Canadian Press
Homeless man awed by rescue response United Press International
Farron Hall getting a hero's day CBC.ca
24 Hours Vancouver - Canada.com
all 119 news articles

Teen who fell from bridge calls antics stupid, praises homeless ... - CBC.ca

Thu, 2009-05-07 17:32

CBC.ca

Teen who fell from bridge calls antics stupid, praises homeless ...
CBC.ca, Canada
(CBC) A teen saved from the Red River by a homeless man said Thursday that it was stupid of him to try and jump between platforms on a Winnipeg bridge. 'He was saying stuff like, 'Are you nuts?' I said, 'No, I was just being stupid. ...
City awards 'Medal Of Valour' to homeless hero CJOB
Greater love hath no man... Winnipeg Free Press
all 5 news articles

New Book Reveals the Lighter, Humorous Side of Real Estate Profession - RealEstateRama

Thu, 2009-05-07 13:28

New Book Reveals the Lighter, Humorous Side of Real Estate Profession
RealEstateRama, Washington
Because this first book in the career series deals with real estate agents who help people find new homes, the publisher will donate funds to charities that assist with helping homeless families and homeless pets.

The Soloist actually gets it right - to a point - Globe and Mail

Thu, 2009-05-07 10:41

The Soloist actually gets it right - to a point
Globe and Mail, Canada
It's a true story, but sugar-coated In the new hit movie The Soloist, Nathaniel Ayers, a homeless man making beautiful music on a downtown LA street, is asked by journalist Steve Lopez about his hopes and dreams. "That's easy," Mr. Ayers says. ...

Veterans skirmish - Moncton ThisWeek

Thu, 2009-05-07 05:02

Veterans skirmish
Moncton ThisWeek, Canada
Stogan, a retired colonel, told the standing subcommittee on National Security and Defence that the Department of Veterans Affairs is blocking his efforts to help homeless veterans across Canada. Stogran also told the committee he has several concerns ...

Hey, Mr. Mayor... can you spare an apology? - Winnipeg Free Press

Thu, 2009-05-07 04:32

Canoe.ca

Hey, Mr. Mayor... can you spare an apology?
Winnipeg Free Press, Canada
La Presse reporter Agnès Gruda was calling from Montreal with some questions about Faron Hall, the homeless man whose bravery in the freezing, fast-flowing flood waters of the Red River has put smiles on faces across Canada. ...
City awards 'Medal Of Valour' to homeless hero CJOB
Man who pulled teen from Red River celebrated Winnipeg Sun
The face of Faron Hall Canoe.ca
Winnipeg Free Press
all 9 news articles

Balsillie, Bettman will slug it out - Winnipeg Free Press

Thu, 2009-05-07 04:26

Balsillie, Bettman will slug it out
Winnipeg Free Press, Canada
A $180-million boondoggle of an arena that may soon be leased to homeless rodents? And while we could count Jets playoff series victories on one hand, could anyone have predicted the gawd-awful future that would befall the Phoenix franchise on ice ...

The Soloist actually gets it right - to a point - Globe and Mail

Thu, 2009-05-07 03:07

The Soloist actually gets it right - to a point
Globe and Mail, Canada
In the new hit movie The Soloist, Nathaniel Ayers, a homeless man making beautiful music on a downtown LA street, is asked by journalist Steve Lopez about his hopes and dreams. "That's easy," Mr. Ayers says. "I just need another two strings for my ...

Homeless man who saved drowning teen gets tributes, housing and a ... - The Canadian Press

Wed, 2009-05-06 17:20

Canoe.ca

Homeless man who saved drowning teen gets tributes, housing and a ...
The Canadian Press, WINNIPEG
WINNIPEG — After seven years of being homeless, existing in the shadows of Winnipeg's bustling downtown, Faron Hall is not used to this kind of attention. At a small clearing on a bank of the Red River - the place where Hall sleeps most nights - a ...
Homeless man awed by rescue response United Press International
Heroes need houses Winnipeg Free Press
Farron Hall getting a hero's day CBC.ca
24 Hours Vancouver - Canada.com
all 108 news articles

PIRG Releases Report, Recommending Automatic Voter Registration - Ballot Access

Wed, 2009-05-06 16:00

PIRG Releases Report, Recommending Automatic Voter Registration
Ballot Access, CA
Also, if the database is based on residence, that leaves the problems of homeless people, and also makes it difficult to administer situations in which some people have more than one residence.

mps dine on swine - Globe and Mail

Wed, 2009-05-06 13:18

Globe and Mail

mps dine on swine
Globe and Mail, Canada - Gloria Galloway
Mr. Ritz said there were a lot of jokes about politicians handing out pork but this event was different because they hadn't picked a particular riding. ron blanchard from Canada writes: I hope they invited the homeless. wayne powers from saskatoon, ...