Over at the web site of the Calgary Homeless Foundation, I’ve written a blog post about the First Annual Canadian Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative. The link to the blog post is here. . . . → Read More: The Progressive Economics Forum: First Annual Canadian Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative
You might think that a church might be a safe place for homeless people to sleep. Considering how hard their lives are, and how little they have, and everything Jesus said about that.But not at this church in San Francisco. Read more »
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I’m going to tell you about something I did yesterday that gave me an idea. It’s a simple one, nothing to change the world, but because it’s simple I hope it’s one you’ll consider. Yesterday I found a pair of gloves in a coat I haven’t worn since last winter. Like I suspect most men, . . . → Read More: Eh Types: Warm to An Idea
OK. I know that only last night I strongly suggested that the time had come to ignore Rob Ford.That since by now it has been clearly established that he is a crass bully, a vulgar misogynist, a low life thug, and a filthy bigot.All that remained was to defeat him, humiliate him.Or let . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Bigot Rob Ford and the Homeless Gay Kids
It is encouraging to read commonsense and compassionate words from the mainstream media. The Victoria Times Colonist Editorial Department is one of the most progressive and responsible in the country. Well done.
In 2008, the B.C. Supreme Court ruled the bylaw deprived the homeless of life, liberty and security in violation of the Charter . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Colonist Editorial Nails It-Provide Homes for the Homeless
October 5th two artists known as the Department of Public Memory held a memorial service with a twist. Perram House used to be an 8-bed hospice where many of Toronto’s homeless and marginalized individuals went to spend their final days. That came … Continue reading →