Federal grant helps researchers tackle urban isolation

A $239,000 federal grant has launched a new search for ways to cure the isolation felt by those who struggle to build friendships and connections. 275 more words

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Welcome, Book Fiends! (Marina's Stack)

Welcome, book fiends!

Everyone’s favourite time of year is nearly upon us… the month where family and friends wonder where the heck I’ve disappeared to and must resort to donating money to worthy literary causes if they want to drag my attention away from whatever novel it’s burrowed into now. 375 more words

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Organization volunteers for funding cut during Edmonton city budget deliberations

For the first time in at least 17 years, an organization has voluntarily asked Edmonton city council to cut their base operating grant.

The Edmonton Economic Development Corp. 785 more words

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I'm So Excited! (Rebecca's Stack)

This post will be short and sweet, unlike my STACK! Check it out! I am so excited (shades in the bathtub excited!) to demolish this tower of books over the month of December. 276 more words

2015

Channing Tatum and the Giller Prize: an introduction to Dorothy's stack

It’s a bit strange to write this post. Normally, I’d be drafting this curled up in my living room with my cat on my lap. Nothing about this fall is normal. 528 more words

2015

The Grand Adventures of Bookstravaganza (plus Arielle's book stack)

A lot can happen in a year.  Next thing you know, it’s midway through November, and Bookstravaganza starts in less than two weeks.

The impending Bookstravaganza took all of us by surprise. 560 more words

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Edmonton joins national move to house 20,000 homeless people

Edmonton has joined a national campaign that is seeking to permanently house 20,000 homeless people across Canada by July 1, 2018.

Homeward Trust Edmonton, a non-profit organization that works to decrease homelessness through community-based initiatives, launched the 20,00 Homes campaign in Edmonton on Monday. 331 more words

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