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Shelter from the Storm: Bucks homeless shelters seek help as temperature drops

James Boyle, the Wire

The recent December days of T-shirt weather and walks in the park in 60-degree weather ended abruptly with the new year, when temperatures dropped dramatically and reminded everybody that yes, it is indeed the winter season. 614 more words

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Recycled Paper Churches from architect Shigeru Ban (Japan) !!

“Japanese architect Shigeru Ban operates in extremes, creating everything from disaster housing made of beer crates to museums with price tags in the tens of millions of dollars. 128 more words


Pet Preparedness in a Disaster

Everybody should have an emergency set up in the event of unforeseen disaster. And if you’re a pet owner, your disaster preparedness should think about their health, safety, and well-being as well. 233 more words


Need help over the holidays? Here are the numbers to call in Alberta

While the holiday season can be a happy one for many, it can also bring on stress and sadness for others.

“The holiday season can be a joyous time for most Albertans, ” said Human Services Minister Irfan Sabir. 288 more words


Survival Guides – Three Ways to Survive Outside in Winter

Survive in the wilderness in the bitter cold isn’t for the faint of heart. Record low temperatures may create the need for emergency shelters, particularly if you find yourself outdoors and fear exposure. 277 more words


Helping the homeless voters find their voice this federal election

SASKATOON – In less than a month’s time, Canadians will cast their ballots in the 42nd federal election. Come Oct. 19, polling clerks will be stationed throughout the country on Election Day and will require voters to prove they are who they say they are. 334 more words


Bill Before Legislature Would Allow Vet Care at Emergency Shelters

Editorial by Kevin O”Neal and Christy Woods

Katrina. Ten years ago this month that name became forever linked with tragic scenes of devastated residents, flooded homes and businesses, harried evacuations, and heroic rescues throughout the Gulf States. 548 more words