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Wayfair Partners with Community Solutions, Supports Built for Zero Movement to Help End Homelessness Across ...

The Marshall News Messenger 15 Jun 2021
(NYSE.W), one of the world’s largest destinations for the home, today announced its partnership with , a leading non-profit organization working to achieve a lasting end to homelessness ... Wayfair’s commitment will also contribute to supporting 39 communities in Built for Zero Canada, an initiative driven by the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness.
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Homeless

Resilience 14 Jun 2021
Being homeless is not the same as being houseless ... So for all that the house is central to our economy (mind that definition, friends!), we are still homeless ... To be “the homeless” is to not be a human person ... By Ruth Hartnup from Vancouver, Canada – Homeless snowman, CC BY 2.0, https.//commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=42674093.
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British Columbians losing faith in ability of taxes to ease home prices: poll

North Shore News 07 Jun 2021
For the past few years, we have seen a significant proportion of British Columbians identifying housing, homelessness and poverty as the most important issue facing the province and the country. The numbers are unique across Canada ... foreigners from buying real estate in Canada.
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'It's a relief:' Some Calgary homeless put aside fears to get COVID-19 shots

North Shore News 03 Jun 2021
CALGARY — Donald Campbell shook and wiped away tears after he received his first COVID-19 vaccination at a walk-in clinic for Calgary's homeless ... "The people experiencing homelessness they're cold, they're hot, they're hungry, they're thirsty ... Vaccine clinics for the homeless in Canada need to get the job done quickly, he said.
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Mayors press Freeland for direct funding for urban Indigenous housing

Moosejaw Today 31 May 2021
OTTAWA — The mayors of Canada's biggest cities are pressing the federal government to lay out a path to help house urban Indigenous people as part of a larger push to address homelessness in this country ... goal of ending chronic homelessness in Canada.
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City of Kamloops looking for eligible project proposals, will allocate federal funding to address homelessness (Kamloops)

Castanet 31 May 2021
... project proposals to help address the needs of the homeless ... Reaching Home is a community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness across the country, according to the Government of Canada.
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Wild Things ready to play ball again

Observer-Reporter 27 May 2021
Longtime league commissioner Bill Lee has retired, the closed border between the United States and Canada is causing one team to be homeless until at least July 23, revised roster rules are in place and a new extra-innings tiebreaker that is even more gimmicky than the one used for the past five seasons has been approved ... Sabol ... ....
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Apartheid: A Global Racist Phenomenon

The Palestine Chronicle 23 May 2021
It could be argued it is just a rhetorical continuity, but there is a common thread between South Africa, Israel, and on into the five eyes of the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Great Britain ... Canada has many elements of an apartheid system based on its British heritage of racist supremacy.
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Kelowna man commends RCMP officer for act of kindness

Castanet 22 May 2021
Daryl Novakowski owns CCT Technologies and he was doing some work near the new homeless camp off Baillie Avenue when he saw an RCMP officer tell a group of homeless individuals that they would have to move because they were on Canada Post property ... Greg Woodcox ... ....
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'Who might be invisible?' Research aims to better identify who is apart of the homeless population

CTV 19 May 2021
A research team led by Lawson Health Research Institute (LHRI) announced a new project on Wednesday, that aims to better identify who is experiencing homelessness across Canada ... .
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'Who might be invisible?' Research aims to better identify who is a part of the ...

CTV 19 May 2021
A research team led by Lawson Health Research Institute (LHRI) announced a new project on Wednesday, that aims to better identify who is experiencing homelessness across Canada ... .
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So long Stapleton, hello Central Park: Denver City Council cements neighborhood name change

Denver Post 18 May 2021
Related Articles ... and Canada Park Hill residents sue to stop legal homeless site from opening at a church Denver to turn hotel into a shelter for some of its homeless population. Neighborhood residents settled on Central Park — an homage to the green spaces running through town — after multiple rounds of voting last summer ... Keeler ... .
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Getting takeout in Denver? Businesses soon have to ask if you want single-use utensils

Denver Post 18 May 2021
Denver City Council unanimously approved the measure Monday night ... “If we don’t get them to begin with, we won’t dispose of them and they won’t end up in the landfill.” ... Related Articles ... and Canada Park Hill residents sue to stop legal homeless site from opening at a church Denver to turn hotel into a shelter for some of its homeless population ... .
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Lockdown rules making socks scarce for the homeless

Toronto Sun 14 May 2021
A simple pair of socks can be a life saver to a homeless person ... As a result, homeless folks cannot buy an inexpensive pair of socks when they need them ... Christine Tang is Vice Chair and one of the founders of the charity Socks4Souls Canada. She explained that for the homeless, clean socks are a boon to physical health and self-esteem.
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Denver’s new rules on group living, halfway homes may be on November ballot

Denver Post 13 May 2021
Safe and Sound Denver Committee has submitted petitions for a Referendum to overturn the Group Living Ordinance ... cities ... and Canada Park Hill residents sue to stop legal homeless site from opening at a church Denver to turn hotel into a shelter for some of its homeless population Denver landlords need long-term rental licenses under new law ... WATCH ... .
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