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Call to Action: No Dead Natives RED FRIDAY

Last winter 20 unsheltered Native people died of exposure in Gallup, N.M. This winter is shaping up to be especially cold and wet, making more vulnerable our many still unsheltered relatives. 360 more words


Adrienne Montani: Victoria must act to reduce B.C.’s child-poverty rate

The new federal government has given hope to people across the country who have been disappointed by the failure of successive governments to reduce child poverty rates as promised by a series of parliamentary resolutions. 715 more words


Planting a seed: Encouraging service users towards educational goals

It can take time to see results; it may even be years later that a service user can fully understand the nature of the help which he or she received.

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November Information & Resource Roundup

Once a month we will roundup a variety of resources, news articles or items of interest we’ve come across that could be helpful in providing services, increasing staff knowledge and/or improving skills.   134 more words

Information & Resources

Embracing Austerity

Spend less on what we don’t need, pay off debts so we’re not making obscene interest payments and hey presto we’re all better off.  It’s been the message of money and debt management websites, books and TV programmes for years.  1,370 more words


Coal - The Lifeblood Of Southwest Virginia

Since the late 1800’s, coal has been the lifeblood of Southwest Virginia. Coupled with the railroad that transported the coal out to the rest of the world, they became the sustaining industrial backbone for this region. 551 more words