B.C. capital’s new plan for dealing with homelessness: Have a homeless person live with you — National Post – Top Stories

Less than a year after having to dismantle a massive tent city in their downtown core, the City of Victoria is batting around a new anti-homeless strategy: Having private citizens billet the homeless. HandoutVictoria mayor Lisa Helps “What if there was a way to connect people living in vehicles, in motel rooms, on couches, with…

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Marine scientists alarmed by ‘double standard’ and lack of transparency in ocean protection — National Post – Top Stories

Canada is doing less to protect its waters than most other G8 countries, says a group of marine scientists from across Canada which is raising concerns about the federal government’s approach to ocean protection. The group of 15 scientists sent a letter to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc Wednesday calling on…

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It was a Facebook “memory” that alerted me to the fact that I’d missed my grandmother’s death anniversary. I’d missed it by an entire week. I stared at my iPhone screen for a solid minute, wondering why a post from four years ago, in which I thanked friends for attending the opening weekend of a […]

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