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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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Human Development Council releases the Saint John Homelessness Report Card

The Human Development Council  released the 2012 Saint John and New Brunswick Homlessness Report Card today. This marks the fourth year of the report card. The report card includes stories on the STAR Network, youth homelessness and more. You can … Read more

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Around the Block Strong Women

The February Edition of Around the Block is focused on Strong Women in the community. We are trying a new way of presenting Around The Block.  Simply click on the cover of the paper and you will be able to zoom … Read more

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The Abbey: ‘A real sense of community here’

The Abbey is a new mixed-income housing development in Saint John. Mark Leger of the Human Development Council (HDC) recently interviewed two residents of the new building in the city centre, Amy Ferguson and Rick Smith. These interviews will eventually … Read more

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Faces of Occupy Saint John: Peter Munn

viagra generic india Peter Munn is a 24-year-old taking part in an Occupy Saint John protest in King's Square. He and several others have been camped out there for more than two weeks. Peter believes in putting a local face … Read more

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Faces of Occupy Saint John: Mike Brideau

Mike Brideau is a 20-year-old taking part in an Occupy Saint John protest in King's Square, where he and several others have been camped out for two weeks. Mike has had a difficult upbringing, he says, and was the victim … Read more

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Vital Signs 2011

The Greater Saint John Community Foundation has released the sixth annual Vital Signs report. Prepared by the Human Development Council, Vital Signs seeks to measure aspects of the quality of life in our community using ten broad categories: Gap Between … Read more

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