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On Badjao girl, free slippers, and other superficial sympathies

We see a photograph of a scene basked in gold sunlight—and right in the foreground, a girl. She wears a faded pink shirt and slung around her left shoulder is a worn grey cloth tied tightly in a knot. 582 more words

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Human trafficking initiative gives hope to a growing number of survivors

Human trafficking survivors in Ottawa now have another place to turn.

The Hope Found Project was launched by Voice Found, an Ottawa non-profit that works to prevent child sex abuse and sex trafficking and provide healing, recovery and support to the growing number of human trafficking survivors coming forward in Eastern Ontario. 464 more words

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Waiting list for affordable housing in Edmonton tripled to about 4,500 families in 2015

Gary McDonald has been a resident with Capital Region Housing Corp. for 45 years, and knows just how lucky he is to have a stable home suited for his needs. 572 more words

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Living with Schizoaffective disorder

I was diagnosed with Bipolar as a 17 year old and then diagnosed with Schizoaffective Disorder as a 22 year old. It hasn’t been easy living with these mental health conditions and they affect my thinking and they way I carry out my work. 232 more words

Social Issues

Iran orders messaging apps to store data of in-country users | Computerworld

Iran orders messaging apps to store data of in-country users | Computerworld

Iran has ordered foreign messaging apps to transfer data and activity records of Iranian users to local servers within a year, a move that will give the country a greater ability to monitor and censor the online activity of its people. 238 more words

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