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Archive for November 2009

Johannesburg (Irin): November 27, 2009

Nov 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board

Photo: Jocelyn Sambira/IRIN Two million people die from indoor air pollution every year JOHANNESBURG, 27 November 2009 (IRIN) – Eat less meat, have smaller herds of animals, switch to more efficient stoves that pollute less, and develop more sustainable public transport systems are some of the lifestyle changes and technical fixes that could save millions [...]



Tory MP derides jobless as ‘no-good bastards’Tory

Nov 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board

MP derides jobless as ‘no-good bastards’ MPs’ comments on unemployed, abortion show party’s ‘meanness,’ opposition critics say OTTAWA–Comments by Conservative MPs deriding homeless people and describing abortion as a procedure that makes women more available to men demonstrate the party’s true colours, opposition critics say. Nova Scotia Conservative MP Gerald Keddy has apologized for describing [...]



CLEO-net Help write the story of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Nov 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board

News Detail Help write the story of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Posted November 23, 2009 Article source Canadian Museum for Human Rights This is an invitation to participate in a roundtable discussion in Toronto on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 from 7 – 9 p.m., as part of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ [...]



Canada can do better for it’s own people.

Nov 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Canada is in a serious crisis in regard to poverty and homelessness, the only cure to this crisis is not to reduce but eradicate these problems and not in 10 years but now, we need to take action to make this happen (the eradication of poverty & homelessness), we are all in it and we [...]



More Real Food

Nov 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Health

Email This Story IM This Story Print This Story Nine high-energy ways to start the day Posted Thu, Nov 06, 2008 POST A COMMENT » Morning madness can make you feel like food is a time-luxury you can’t afford. But research shows that breakfast eaters are slimmer and healthier than their coffee-only counterparts. One reason: [...]



John Bonnar: Frontline Worker Faces Forced Relocation

Nov 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board

johnbon’s blog Frontline worker faces forced relocation By John Bonnar | November 12, 2009 For over 20 years, Gaetan Heroux has worked with homeless and poor people at Dundas and Sherbourne in Toronto’s downtown east end. But the much loved anti-poverty activist now faces forced relocation after he and fellow ID workers wrote a letter [...]



Remembering Harris: The Welfare Diet

Nov 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Community Board, Health

‘Tsubouchi diet’ causes uproar The Story It’s a crash diet that is threatening to burn the new Ontario government. Rookie social services minister David Tsubouchi, overseeing drastic cuts to the province’s welfare system, has already infuriated opponents by suggesting welfare recipients could make ends meet by haggling with shopkeepers over tins of tuna. Now he’s [...]



blessings

Nov 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Health, Life, Poetry and Inspiration

may you find yourself in a sacred place free from worry filled with grace where you know in your heart without a doubt that your Spirit shines from the inside out     anonymous Share this:



Don’t coop up our children in overcrowded homes

Nov 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board

Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Housing  United Kingdom Tuesday 10th November 2009 – 12:01am  Shelter: Don’t coop up our children in overcrowded homes Housing charity Shelter has today called on MPs to show the same concern to the one million children stuck in overcrowded accommodation as they are for battery farm chickens. More [...]



Wayne Dyer on Addiction

Nov 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Community Resource, Health, Life

No Mountain Too High 11/9/09 by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Are there any life problems that seem beyond our power to overcome? Let’s think about that for a minute. In the face of life-threatening problems like alcoholism and drug addiction, excuses for feeling powerless like “It’s too difficult,” “It’s too big,” and “I’m not strong [...]