Category Archives: Poverty awareness and how issues can be addressed

This category is to bring awareness to Poverty issued and how they can be addressed. Poverty can include that of knowledge, culture, community and of course economy.

Who will stand up for the public interest, not just the major telecommunications companies?


Jack said “I have heard from thousands of Canadians who tell me that internet access and cell phone affordability are critical issues for them. Please know that New Democrats recognize the importance of these issues in today’s rapidly changing society. … Continue reading

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abortion – this is not a rose coloured story but you can help


My mother died because she refused to have an abortion. There were many factors affecting her life; in my opinion she was brainwashed. I was 12 when she died, but my life is a lot less traumatic than others who … Continue reading

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Megaphone Magazine and Henry Doyle


If you like this video please click the LIKE button and the SHARE button too!!!!! For the words to the story CLICK HERE BELOW https://ritajasper.wordpress.com/2010/0 7/20/rooming-house-blues-in-the-downtown-eastside-by-henry-doyle/ Help people find their voice Megaphone’s Community Writing Workshop project began in 2009 at … Continue reading

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City of Vancouver poised to violate homeless Charter rights


City of Vancouver poised to violate homeless Charter rights Homeless aren’t even allowed to sleep in tents on public streets Tomorrow afternoon City Council is voting on a by-law change that would prevent homeless people from sleeping in tents on … Continue reading

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Free speech and MAWO


Went to Andrew Barry’s forum Saturday night. The presentation was good. Sorry I couldn’t stay the whole night. One thing really stood out for me and it was about how people are jailed for their intentions and not their actions. … Continue reading

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Canadian Oil & Us


Harper and Obama avoid THIS subject. Betty Krawczyk asks “Why?” Then she gives you the answer, “Because many of the people in the mid-East countries are saying the oil in their countries belongs to them, to the people. And that … Continue reading

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Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside


Warm and touching <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/19877895″>Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/alejoz”>Alejandro  Zuluaga</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p> This video is by Alejandro Zuluga and you can access more information at http://vimeo.com/19877895 Another 30 second silent video … Continue reading

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