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It’s Time To Extend The Municipal Franchise

Last month Common Council threw its support behind a progressive measure that would allow permanent residents to vote in municipal elections. At its January 6th meeting, Council approved a resolution to “endorse the concept of extending the right to vote … Read more

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Income Splitting – So much for so few

The Minister of Finance recently announced that the government is on track to eliminate the deficit by 2015. Some commentators are predicting that it could be earlier. This has increased speculation that the Conservative government will begin implementing its 2010 … Read more

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We Have Moved!

We have Moved!!! But we haven’t gone far! The HDC is on the third level of Brunswick Sq. Thanks for your patience as we survived the Great City Market Tower Flood of 2014.

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Human Development Council Releases 2013 Child Poverty Report Card: Where’s The Data?

2013 Child Poverty Report Card: Where’s The Data The ability to measure progress in reducing child poverty in the province is severely compromised due to the lack of credible data, according to the New Brunswick 2013 Child and Poverty Report … Read more

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Human Development Council Annual General Meeting, Thursday, September 12th, 12 Noon

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Tackling Homelessness: It's About The Numbers

By Randy Hatfield Back in 2006, best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell (Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers) created quite a stir when he introduced “Million-Dollar Murray” to the public. In an article in the New Yorker magazine, Gladwell described how Murray – … Read more

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We Should Put Housing First

Printed in the April 24th Edition of the Telegraph Journal By Randy Hatfield Political and media attention is increasingly focused on the possibility of another energy boom for Saint John. Speculation on the potential benefits of economic growth is competing … Read more

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Human Development Council Releases 2013 Saint John Homelessness Report Card

Saint John’s Emergency Shelters Busy in 2012 Saint John’s annual Homelessness Report Card is set to be released on Wednesday, March 27, at noon at the City Market Seniors Centre on the 2nd floor of the City Market. The report, … Read more

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Rising Teen Pregnancy Rates & The Income Inequality Issue

 By Jenny O'Connell, HDC Researcher ppp home removal oem software download Data on teen pregnancy rates in Canada from the Sex Information and Education Council of Canada (SIECC) published last fall in The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality has received … Read more

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HDC & NBACL Host Disability Awareness Forum, “Building a More Inclusive Community for People with Disabilities”

Human Development Council Awareness Forum Building a More Inclusive Community for People with Disabilities  Where? DATE: February 20th, 2013 LOCATION: the Delta Brunswick Hotel, Ballroom C, 39 King St. Saint John TIME: 6pm-8pm  Why? People with disabilities experience increased vulnerability … Read more

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