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A Better Life Foundation aims to feed 1,000 people per day

December 24, 2012

Restaurateur Mark Brand and Canuck Place co-founder Joanne Griffiths have taken over the dormant A Better Life Foundation with the goal of creating a self-sustaining meal program for people in assisted-living and low-income housing. A Better Life will kick off its new mission with a gala fundraiser at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Feb. 23. [...]

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Paramedic risks own life to save woman in Mission ditch

December 20, 2012
Paramedic risks own life to save woman in Mission ditch

A woman is alive and well after flipping her truck into an ice cold water filled ditch in Mission.  Global TV BC News

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Pete McMartin: The redeeming arc of Matt Ross’s life

December 19, 2012

Matt Ross is 33 now, and has been the subject of my column twice before — in 2001 and in 2003. He was in his early 20s then. He had been a street kid. He had an alcoholic mother and an absent father, and he left home for the first time when he was 16. [...]

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Website can help make a difference in the life of a homeless person

December 18, 2012
Website can help make a difference in the life of a homeless person

If you’re still looking for some ideas for Christmas presents, there’s a website you might want to check out where you can make a big difference by giving just a little.  Global TV BC News

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‘My God, he was a good fellow’: The life of Arthur Hughes

December 17, 2012

Energetic veteran known to most Vancouverites for selling poppies at corner of Robson and Hornby streets, but his convictions extended far beyond that campaign globeandmail – British Columbia

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