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Accepting Pope Francis’ invitation for bishops to be bold at the Synod of Bishops underway in Rome, Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Dowd of Montreal told the assembly Oct. 16, “If I was pope – I know I’m not, but if I
Canada, like the US and Mexico, continues to reflect troubles with democracy. In the province of Ontario, each of the major parties – Liberal, Progressive Conservative, and New Democratic – appears to be encouraging parliamentary candidates to step back and
TRUTH, SOLIDARITY, AND LOVE: In recent weeks elected leaders in the United States and Canada have been accused of lying to us, of turning away from electoral promises, of belittling others, and of seeking to divide us, to set us against
Ford government cutting $1B from social services over 3 years
LIFE & DIGNITY, SUBSIDIARITY, STEWARDSHIP. Cuts to social services can affect many people in many ways that may not be immediately apparent. One the one hand, it can be good to know that the use of public resources in being monitored. On the other hand, what happens to services that are cut? Are opportunities being given to other providers, such as charities and NGOs, or are people being left out in the cold? And questions remain: what happens to the money saved? Is it being reinvested in other services, returned to taxpayers, or used to reduce deficits?
Source: Global News - April 12, 2019
Full article at: https://globalnews.ca/news/5161588/ford-government-cutting-1-billion-social-services/
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