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A Daycare For Dogs, A Boarding House For Cats - Modern Ghana

ven, 2009-05-22 17:08

A Daycare For Dogs, A Boarding House For Cats
Modern Ghana, Ghana
In my present location, I don't see Kaya-yee and street hawkers very often; instead, there are daycare centers for dogs and homes for lost and homeless animals. Well, occasionally, a drug hawker would approach you on the streets and try to sell you ...

Cheaper to give apartments to the chronically homeless than to ... - Ottawa Citizen

ven, 2009-05-22 16:28

Cheaper to give apartments to the chronically homeless than to ...
Ottawa Citizen,  Canada
In addition, the city has also agreed to supply $1 million to provide support for 100 chronically homeless people. Lorraine Bentley, executive director of Options Bytown, said that several cities in Canada have already adopted the “housing first” ...

Red Deer celebrates new affordable housing - Canada NewsWire (press release)

ven, 2009-05-22 15:04

Red Deer celebrates new affordable housing
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada
Last fall, the Government of Canada committed more than $1.9 billion over the next five years to improve and build new affordable housing and to help the homeless. Canada's Economic Action Plan builds on this with an additional one-time investment of ...

Vancouver 2010 Olympic organizers setting up low-cost hostels - Vancouver Sun

ven, 2009-05-22 13:56

The Australian

Vancouver 2010 Olympic organizers setting up low-cost hostels
Vancouver Sun,  Canada
Vanoc said the hostels will be needed to minimize any pressure on existing homeless shelters or low-income housing. It based the projected demand on experiences at the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City. "We know from the experience at past Games that ...
Temporary hostel for visitors and workers in Vancouver during 2010 ... Canada NewsWire (press release)
BREAKING NEWS: Hostel-style housing in works for 2010 — apparently Whistler Question
VANOC to open temporary hostel for 2010 Olympics TheTyee.ca
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Web-exclusive letter Mr. Ignatieff is no less Canadian - Globe and Mail

ven, 2009-05-22 12:24

Web-exclusive letter Mr. Ignatieff is no less Canadian
Globe and Mail, Canada
We chose this country based on how we perceived Canadians working and living outside Canada. In a war-torn country, as a refugee, jobless and homeless, I based my choice on how I understood the work of Canadian peacekeepers and Canadian war reporters; ...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Calgary's Project Homeless Connect - Trading Markets (press release)

ven, 2009-05-22 12:11

MEDIA ADVISORY: Calgary's Project Homeless Connect
Trading Markets (press release), CA
When: Saturday, May 23, 2009 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Where: Petro-Canada Centre, 150 - 6th Avenue SW, Calgary Background: PHC is presented by the Calgary Homeless Foundation and sponsored by Petro-Canada. PHC is a key component of Calgary's 10 Year ...

Temporary hostel for visitors and workers in Vancouver during 2010 ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

ven, 2009-05-22 12:03

Temporary hostel for visitors and workers in Vancouver during 2010 ...
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada
Primary funding was provided by the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia and the City of Vancouver. Covenant House Vancouver is a shelter and resource centre for homeless youth. About VANOC VANOC is responsible for the planning, ...

Shelter of hope at Angela's Place - Canada NewsWire (press release)

ven, 2009-05-22 11:02

Shelter of hope at Angela's Place
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada
Last fall, the Government of Canada committed more than $1.9 billion over the next five years to improve and build new affordable housing and to help the homeless. Canada's Economic Action Plan builds on this with an additional one-time investment of ...

The Hidden Immorality in a Food Bank - Salem-News.Com

ven, 2009-05-22 10:37

Salem-News.Com

The Hidden Immorality in a Food Bank
Salem-News.Com, OR
There are now huge numbers of homeless people—including families with children. In Calgary last spring, an overnight census was done with over 4000 homeless people counted. But everyone knows the number is higher, perhaps much higher. ...

City to host unique 'celebration' - The Kingston Whig-Standard

ven, 2009-05-22 06:26

City to host unique 'celebration'
The Kingston Whig-Standard, Canada
Initiatives ranging from a Montreal restaurant that donates its profits to homeless shelters and food banks to a school-twinning program between Canada and Sierra Leone have applied to be showcased June 18 and 19 at City Hall and Queen's University's ...

The Salvation Army Opens its Doors Nationwide for May Red Shield ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

ven, 2009-05-22 06:01

The Salvation Army Opens its Doors Nationwide for May Red Shield ...
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada
... The Salvation Army has promoted larger public awareness about Canada's impoverished. Earlier this month The Salvation Army also released a national report and Web documentary, detailing statistics and key findings on homelessness. ...
/REPEAT -- Video B-Roll Available via CNW - The Salvation Army ... Canada NewsWire (press release)
The Salvation Army in Toronto Celebrates the Opening of the New ... Canada NewsWire (press release)
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$212 million to battle poverty - Winnipeg Free Press

ven, 2009-05-22 04:28

$212 million to battle poverty
Winnipeg Free Press, Canada
Mackintosh and Irvin-Ross announced the portable-housing benefit as part of an overall strategy to help the homeless and people with mental-health challenges. The benefit, announced as a pilot project in last year's budget, will also see housing ...

No more change for the poor? - Winnipeg Free Press

ven, 2009-05-22 04:28

No more change for the poor?
Winnipeg Free Press, Canada
DOWNTOWN businesses have launched a campaign to convince Winnipeggers to stop handing pocket change to panhandlers, in favour of donating to a trio of faith-based groups that offer work-experience programs to the homeless. Over the next four business ...

AP Minnesota Daybook, | KXNet.com North Dakota News - Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck

ven, 2009-05-22 00:34

AP Minnesota Daybook, | KXNet.com North Dakota News
Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck, ND
11:30 am COURTS-HOMELESS SHELTER Minnesota Supreme Court justices, Court of Appeals judges, a retired Supreme Court justice, retired Court of Appeals judges, law clerks, and court staff will serve barbecue lunch at the Dorothy Day Center in St. ...

RBC Torch Dry Runs in Victoria - Pacific Free Press

ven, 2009-05-22 00:25

RBC Torch Dry Runs in Victoria
Pacific Free Press, Canada
“We're here today because homeless people could be housed for a fraction of what the Torch Relay is costing taxpayers,” said spokesperson Zoe Blunt. “We're here because First Nations peoples' land rights are still violated daily, social justice ...

Toothless tigers - Al-Ahram Weekly

jeu, 2009-05-21 21:39

ABC News

Toothless tigers
Al-Ahram Weekly, Egypt
The long-running dispute resulted in the death of some 64000 people and hundreds of thousands homeless and injured. LTTE is designated as a terrorist organisation by the United States and Britain; however, Tamil exiles exercised considerable clout in ...
Video: Sri Lanka: Colombo celebrates "victory" holiday France 24
Canton couple braves conflict to volunteer in Sri Lanka Northumberland News
Tamil Tigers failed to learn from tsunami tragedy Globe and Mail
Xinhua
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Anvil! The Story of Anvil - Houston Chronicle

jeu, 2009-05-21 18:44

Anvil! The Story of Anvil
Houston Chronicle, United States
But Anvil! also reminded me of another movie, The Pursuit of Happyness, where Will Smith played the real-life homeless man-turned-stockbroker Chris Gardner. The San Francisco father has so much woe piled upon him that it becomes almost comic, ...

Province allocates $212M for poverty reduction - Winnipeg Free Press

jeu, 2009-05-21 15:25

Province allocates $212M for poverty reduction
Winnipeg Free Press, Canada
285 more mental-health housing units with accompanying support services, including 40 units in downtown Winnipeg converted to housing with supports for chronically homeless persons. Monthly subsidies of up to $200 a month to allow 600 low-income ...

Bishops say rival group can't represent churches - Anglican Journal

jeu, 2009-05-21 14:46

Bishops say rival group can't represent churches
Anglican Journal, Canada
They also urged governments at all levels “not to lose sight of their commitment to the most vulnerable in society, including the working poor, women and children in poverty, and the homeless.” The bishops also received briefings by the department of ...

Tacking Homelessness And Mental Health Issues - CJOB

jeu, 2009-05-21 14:41

Tacking Homelessness And Mental Health Issues
CJOB, Canada
The program is to be enhanced this fall, when the Mental Health Commission of Canada begins an 18-million dollar, four year demonstration project providing housing with services for up to 300 aboriginal people in Winnipeg who are homeless, ...