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Hungry in Nanaimo

While for many Canadians the thought of going hungry seems like something that simply couldn't  happen in Canada, according to About Hunger in Canada the truth is that over 850,000 Canadians turn to their local food bank for assistance every month. Thirteen percent of Canadians struggle with food insecurity. Food insecurity presents many issues to… Continue reading Hungry in Nanaimo

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Women’s March on Washington

Saturday, January 21, 2017, women, men and children joined in solidarity as they marched on Washington. At locations across the United States, Canada and Europe, crowds gathered to spread the message that women's rights matter, and we will not be silenced. At Diana Krall Plaza in Nanaimo, BC, over 1000 participants showed up to show… Continue reading Women’s March on Washington