Tag Archives: Homeless

Call For Posts For Which It Is Highly Unliky You Will Ever Get Paid

I started this blog back when I was on the street, in the Mission computer lab.  Well, not actually ON the street, but close enough.  It has always been a solo thing.  An episodic journal of life in the low … Continue reading

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My Ville Marie – Now and Then

When I was a boy  growing up in Beaconsfield,  the West Island of Montreal was considered the bastion of privilege, the affluent enclave of the anglo, les maîtres chez nous! How things change … Story by By Sue Montgomery, Photo … Continue reading

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Random Acts Of Kindness, Courage, & Karma

  We’ve been stingy with bouquets for a while, so lest you think we’ve become cynical, today we have two.  Both scenes play out on city buses — one act of courage, one act of random kindness.  The only hint … Continue reading

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Homeless death toll continues to climb | rabble.ca

By John Bonnar August 14, 2012 The photo, featuring a yellow candle burning brightly, hung over the Toronto Homeless Memorial board as a symbol of hope that one day homeless deaths will be a thing of the past. For now … Continue reading

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Lock Up Your Daughters … The Lefties Are Loose On The Streets of Ottawa

I am so, so tempted to tear this article apart and show it for what it is with all its contradictions, half-truths and downright lies,  but unlike my compatriots at The Ottawa Stun, I trust that my readers can separate … Continue reading

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The Homeless Proclaim “I Am Here”

“I am here,” Danny said of his decision to participate. “It might not be my choice, but I am here. If I had anything at all to say, I’d say, don’t look the other way if you can help it.”

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We All Live Here

It was a strange weekend down here.  Gunfire just outside my window @ 2:40 am  Saturday morn.  The following day filled with violence and relapses.  Dreadful vibes. But we soldier on.  Brothers in arms, cursed with hope.  At least String … Continue reading

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