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City of Abbotsford admits dumping chicken manure on homeless camp

h353 w628 m6 otrue lfalse 300x167 City of Abbotsford admits dumping chicken manure on homeless campThe City of Abbotsford has apologized for dumping chicken manure on an unofficial campground for people experiencing homelessness.

News of the dump broke earlier today in an opinion piece on Abbotsford Today, an online newspaper, written by local homeless advocate James Breckenridge.

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Housing homeless tackled

Something largely overlooked by wide media coverage of the federal government’s Economic Action Plan 2013 was it marked a significant change in the way we will tackle homelessness in this country. The plan includes an investment on ending homelessness by providing five years of renewed funding for the homelessness partnering strategy, and placing a strong […] Continue reading →

Homeless man freezes to death behind store

Social agencies say the freezing death of a man highlights the issue of homelessness in the northern Saskatchewan city of Prince Albert. James Benjamin Roberts, 49, was found behind a Michaels store in a retail district on Tuesday. Read more:  We would like to invite you to participate in our forum at www.homeless-oftheworld.com/?page_id=206 Continue reading →