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@Northern_Clips' Blog: 2nd Annual Northwest Territories Anti-Poverty Roundtable

@Northern_Clips' Blog: 2nd Annual Northwest Territories Anti-Poverty Roundtable | NWT News | Scoop.it

"... More than 100 delegates from across the Northwest Territories came together in Yellowknife over the past two days to hammer out an action plan to combat poverty in the NWT. ... Participants in the Second Annual Northwest Territories Anti-Poverty Roundtable included representatives from community organizations, Aboriginal and community governments, non-government organizations and the private sector, representing every region of the NWT.  The event was hosted by the Department of Health and Social Services...."

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Homeless in Yellowknife: An Emerging Social Challenge #YZF #NWT

Homeless in Yellowknife: An Emerging Social Challenge #YZF #NWT | NWT News | Scoop.it
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There is a considerable amount of visible homelessness in Yellowknife (NWT), yet very little third-party analysis of the situation. This report begins by briefly discussing who is homeless in Yellowknife and then outlines program responses, including emergency shelters and various models of housing. An overview will then be provided of major funding initiatives from the federal and territorial governments, as well as various forms of homelessness assistance provided by the City of Yellowknife. The report concludes by making policy recommendations with respect to the need for increased accountability, shelter standards, more housing options for the homeless, and a public health response to alcohol and drug use.

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An #OldYZF Town Saturday in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories #video by @rtlesscollectiv #YZF #NWT

"... Published on Mar 27, 2013 - An Old Town Saturday - Experience Our Yellowknife by spending a Saturday in Old Town! Yellowknife is the capital city of the Northwest Territories; we're a diverse, fun and spectacular city to live in and visit! This video is our welcoming of spring, our festivals, our activities and our people. Come, spend a day with us in our beautiful Old Town. This is the second of a series of promotional videos showcasing Our Yellowknife in all seasons. Stay tuned throughout 2013! Welcome to Our Yellowknife!...." by  @rtlesscollectiv https://twitter.com/rtlesscollectiv & https://vimeo.com/artlesscollective http://www.artless.org/about/ for http://www.yellowknife.ca/

 

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@rtlesscollectiv  Best of the series so far... thanks Pablo.... On trusts that you're just hitting your stride here and the rest of the run will live life up to this one...

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