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Archive for November 2009

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: 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 [...]



owl: litany against fear

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

litany against fear breathe in and let it go down and out and through your feet allow the earth to hold you let it rise up to meet you feel it shape to enfold you until you are fully here another breath and this time follow your breath down along the opening connection follow it [...]



CRUCIFIED WOMAN EVENT May 2010

Nov 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Community Board, Life, Poetry and Inspiration, Written Word

Crucified Woman, 14–15 May 2010 in honour of the statue by Almuth Lutkenhaus-Lackey inviting artistic reflections in recognition of  the suffering and courage of women worldwide.                      Winter of Sorrow       Summer of Hope   The statue of Crucified Woman has graced the grounds of Victoria University since 1986. On May 14–15, 2010, we will gather [...]



Yokohama Hoping to Become the First City with All-Electric Cars

Nov 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Health, Life

Can you imagine a city for us and our kids with no air pollution? That had always been a dream of mine. Guess I’ll have to move… Yokohama, Japan. Yokohama is determined to become the City of Electric Cars. Local government agencies are already using them and a government subsidized test for taxis is on [...]