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Posts Tagged ‘ poverty ’

We’re not asking, we’re telling: Women facing homelessness demand dignity, autonomy, and self-determination

Oct 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Regular Features, Reports

TORONTO-CANADA This study builds upon the findings of several recent participatory projects in which women facing homelessness have taken the lead and voiced their knowledge about the causes and consequences of, and the solutions to homelessness. by Emily ParadisOctober 01, 2012 The impacts of homelessness are not only physical and emotional – they are also [...]

Ontario’s ‘sunshine list’ grows by 10%: CBC News

Mar 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board, Community Exchange

Ontario’s ‘sunshine list’ grows by 10% List names public-sector workers who earn more than $100,000 CBC News Posted: Mar 23, 2012 11:32 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 23, 2012 6:01 PM ET Read 281 comments281 Video Content Sunshine list2:21 External Links Ontario’s 2012 sunshine list (Note:CBC does not endorse and is not responsible for the [...]

CWP:We are currently in search of seven positive-minded, enthusiastic and otherwise qualified individuals to serve on our Board.

Mar 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board, Community Resource

  Canada Without Poverty, formerly named the National Anti-Poverty Organization, was founded in 1971 and is a federally incorporated, non-partisan, not-for-profit and charitable organization dedicated to the elimination of poverty in Canada.  All directors on our 16-seat Board of Directors have the lived experience of poverty.  Please see our website for more information and for our Terms [...]

On Miracles & Hobos & of “Mice and Men”

Feb 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Community Board, Community Exchange, Community Resource, Life

Miracle Hot Springs (formerly, Hobo Hot Springs, Clear Creek Hot Springs, Air Compressor Springs, and Compressor Hot Springs)[2] is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located on the Kern River 14 miles (23 km) southeast of Glennville,[2] at an elevation of 2382 feet (726 m).[1] The Hobo Hot Springs post office opened in [...]

Fallacies of Neoliberalism: Peter Munk in his own words, a speech at the Barrick Gold AGM 2010 by Sakura Saunders Sunday Jan 23rd, 2011

Jan 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Audio, Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board, Community Resource, Life

This video is a speech from Barrick Gold’s founder and chairman, Peter Munk, at the company’s shareholder’s meeting last year. The only thing that we added were the photos from Barrick’s operations around the world, to expose the delusional and misleading nature of Munk’s words. http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/01/23/18670051.php   Big Shout Out to Chai (in the middle) [...]

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K Le Guin

Jan 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Community Board, Life, Written Word

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K LeGuin http://www.miafarrow.org With a clamor of bells that set the swallows soaring, the Festival of Summer came to the city Omelas, bright-towered by the sea. The rigging of the boats in harbor sparkled with flags. In the streets between houses with red roofs and painted [...]

Interview with Flora Igoki Terah; Q&A: “But they never killed my Spirit”

Dec 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Community Board

African Charter Article #9 1. Every individual shall have the right to receive information. 2. Every individual shall have the right to express and disseminate his opinions within the law. Summary & Comment: Kenyan political parties’ beautiful manifestos on women’s issues have not been matched by actions. The hollow words echo through a recent Amnesty [...]

Wayseer Manifesto by The Wayseers

Dec 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Audio, Poetry and Inspiration


Poverty Again?

Dec 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Community Resource

All photos by John Bonnar, Raise the Rates Rally, Toronto, Ca Toronto’s Middle Class Disappearing, Report Finds By Jason Loftus Epoch Times Staff Created: Dec 16, 2010 Submitted by Vawn Smith Titled “Three Cities Within Toronto,” (a) report was authored by David Hulchanski, associate director of research at the University of Toronto’s Cities Centre. It [...]

Latest News CLEONet Don’t slash food assistance

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Community Board, Community Resource

Don’t slash food assistance Aug 23, 2010 04:00 am A Toronto Star editorial says the Special Diet replacement program is unlikely to meet the needs of recipients with medical conditions unless the government consults with them before implementing it. read more Groups want input on Ontario’s new nutrition supplement Aug 23, 2010 04:00 am Health [...]