Poverty & Homelessness

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EndPoverty Edmonton Strategy Presented to City Council

On Tuesday morning, September 22, 2015, Bishop Jane Alexander presented End Poverty in a Generation, the strategy of the EndPoverty Edmonton initiative, to Edmonton City Council before a standing-room-only crowd. This event culminated a year of work by the task force co-chaired by Mayor Don Iveson and Bishop Jane. Bishop Jane and other members of […]

Bulletin Inserts on Homelessness

The Social Justice Ministry of All Saints’ Cathedral has produced a series of weekly bulletin inserts to educate congregation members about the issue of homelessness. Please feel free to use these in your own church bulletin.

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Vicky

Let Vicky Stay

An important aspect of the issue of poverty in Edmonton is the situation of Temporary Foreign Workers. Click here for information on the case of Vicky Venancio, a member of our Filipino congregation, who is facing deportation after being crippled in a car accident.

Interfaith Housing Plenary a Success

Capital Region Interfaith Housing Inititative

On April 29 about 70 people attended a plenary meeting of the Capital Region Interfaith Housing Initiative at the Catholic Pastoral Centre. Many Christian denominations were represented as well as the Zoroastrian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, and Unitarian faiths.

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