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    Fear Turns to Friendship For Survivors of Torture

    To the average Canadian, the words “torture” and “police” don’t really fit together. But to many who have come to Canada as refugees, just seeing an officer in uniform can trigger horrendous memories of abuse in their homeland by agents of the state – including police. So it was a tense time in November of…

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    Be Street-Smart: Walk Safely!

    DID YOU KNOW? More pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle collisions than any other road user. In Vancouver, pedestrians account for more than half of all collision fatalities. Elderly pedestrians are far more likely to be killed in a pedestrian-struck collision than any other age group. PEDESTRIAN TIPS Always make eye contact with an approaching…

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    HNCPG Community Small Grants

    Would you like to start a project in your community? The Hastings North Community Partners Group is offering small grants to people who would like to bring their community together! To apply, fill out an application form and drop it off at the Hastings Community Centre. Click here for the application form!

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    The Garbage Gatherers

    I’ve been a resident of the Hastings-Sunrise community for over a decade and have watched it change, for the better. About four to five years ago, on those Saturday mornings I was able to rouse myself out of bed to run my errands before noon, I began to notice people wearing reflective vests wandering the…

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