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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 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ktoddhirsch  1 in 10 Canadians live…
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UWHalifax RT @211NS: Looking for information about shelters? Call us at #dial211.
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UWHalifax RT @EastCoastKnits: .@isans_ca is looking for donations of sewing machines or fabric for a refugee sewing group. #halifax
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UWHalifax The best thing about snowstorms? Getting to know your neighbours! Getting out and shoveling together is great (and good exercise)!
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UWHalifax Thanks to our funding panel volunteers who helped us make strategic decisions for this year's funding! https://t.co/1bSXalfRFR
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UWHalifax RT @isans_ca: ISANS offices will close at 1 p.m. today, Monday Feb 8th, due to impending weather. Drive and walk safely!
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