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Longueuil, Que. Apartment Fire Leaves Dozens Homeless

LONGUEUIL, Que. — An intense apartment fire near Montreal has left as many as 60 people homeless. Investigators believe Monday night’s fire started in a top-floor unit and was sparked by hot cooking oil left on a stove. The blaze spread quickly through the four-storey structure, heavily damaging the two… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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Torontonian Found Guilty Of Assaulting Homeless Man, Taking His Baby

TORONTO — For decades, a Toronto man took advantage of a man with limited intelligence, treating him like a servant, taking his disability cheques and eventually stealing his baby in order to raise the child as his own, an Ontario judge has found. Ontario Superior Court Justice John McMahon found Gary Willett… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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Toronto Opens Armoury As Temporary Homeless Shelter From Extreme Cold

TORONTO — Officials say a downtown armoury will open to Toronto’s homeless Saturday evening as the city faces a 13th day with an extreme cold alert in effect. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced Friday that the armoury would be opened as a temporary homeless shelter for two weeks following a request from the city as it sought … HuffPost ...

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Homeless Good Samaritan Returns Accidentally Donated Diamond Ring

NANAIMO, B.C. — A cherished diamond ring has been returned to a woman in British Columbia, thanks to the dogged work of a homeless man on Vancouver Island. Trinda Gajek was visiting Nanaimo last week when she came across a young man who she said “wasn’t looking so good” and offered him some cash.

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Homeless shelter to relocate for week of Super Bowl

Downtown-based First Covenant Church Minneapolis will relocate its approximately 60-bed shelter to St. Olaf Catholic Church during the Super Bowl, it announced in November. The church will continue to offer all of its services at St. Olaf for the four nights, Lead Pastor Dan Collison said. He said they plan on using the moment to amplify how they provide service ...

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Some homeless will be moved outside of Super Bowl perimeter

Dozens of people who use a homeless shelter near U.S. Bank Stadium will be moved to a new, temporary facility during Super Bowl week because of security concerns. In a deal struck with churches and social service agencies, up to 60 people who normally would spend the night at First Covenant Church in downtown Minneapolis will be relocated six blocks ...

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Some homeless will be moved outside of Super Bowl perimeter

Dozens of people who use a homeless shelter near U.S. Bank Stadium will be moved to a new, temporary facility during Super Bowl week because of security concerns. In a deal struck with churches and social service agencies, up to 60 people who normally would spend the night at First Covenant Church in downtown Minneapolis will be relocated six blocks ...

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Some homeless will be moved outside of Super Bowl perimeter

Dozens of people who use a homeless shelter near U.S. Bank Stadium will be moved to a new, temporary facility during Super Bowl week because of security concerns. In a deal struck with churches and social service agencies, up to 60 people who normally would spend the night at First Covenant Church in downtown Minneapolis will be relocated six blocks ...

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Minneapolis homeless will move to temporary shelter during Super Bowl week

Dozens of people experiencing homelessness will be moved to a new, temporary shelter during Super Bowl week because of security concerns. In a deal struck with social service providers, up to 60 people who normally would spend the night in a shelter at First Covenant Church in downtown Minneapolis will be relocated several blocks away to a makeshift shelter at ...

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