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  • Living on the Edge Radio Feature
    We recently ran our poverty simulation, Living on the Edge, with a group of Dalhousie University Social Work students. CBC's Carsten Knox joined us as a participant, and shared his experience on Information Morning. The Mp3 of the show can…
  • The Halifax I Love
    The Halifax I Love The Halifax I love   Since I was a little girl, I’ve always been proud to call Halifax home. Now that I’ve joined United Way Halifax, that pride has grown ten-fold.   With just over two months in my new role, I’ve been overwhelmed…
  • Make the Month - changing perspectives on poverty
    Make the Month - changing perspectives on poverty Thanks to Todd Hirsch, who is an economist and regular columnist for the Globe and Mail, for sharing this blog post. You can follow him on Twitter @ABeconomist on Facebook at /ABEconomist or on LinkedIn  1 in 10 Canadians live…
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UWHalifax RT @IHeartSpryfield: Check this out! May 2nd from 6-7pm @ 531 Herring Cove Rd. All Spryfield Youth welcome! #Spryfield #Youth #Career https…
UWHalifax RT @211NS: Take a moment to reflect on this National Day of Mourning to remember those injured on the job, those who lost their lives & the…
UWHalifax Syrian refugees are still in need of many basic household goods:
UWHalifax New bike parking on Agricola! This is a great way to encourage active transportation!
UWHalifax Bette Watson-Borg is on @thesmacleodshow right now, talking about her role in Between the Bridges.
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