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A home is only a home if it’s safe. That’s why Royal LePage started its own charity which helps to create safer homes and safer communities.

The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation is Canada’s largest public foundation dedicated exclusively to funding women’s shelters and violence prevention and education programs.

Many Royal LePage agents donate a portion of their commission to the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation when they sell or purchase a home for you. Special events, such as gala dinners and golf tournaments, are also organized by Royal LePage offices to raise funds and awareness.

This much-needed funding is helping to provide a safe place for women and children to rebuild their lives after violence. Shelters use our support to provide job training initiatives, renovate and build new shelters, and cover the cost of crisis counselling and therapy for more than 30,000 women and children each year. The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation also supports programs...

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I have reposted this courtesy of Opinion 250.

Site C Enters New Phase


By 250 News

Monday, January 28, 2013 01:39 PM


 

Image of proposed dam and reservoir, courtesy BC Hydro

Prince George, B.C.- B.C. Hydro has filed its Environmental Impact Statement and mitigation plans for the $8 billion dollar Site C dam project.

 

The  5 volume EIS notes there are some potential effects that cannot be mitigated “some of which may be considered significant” says BC Hydro. Those significant impacts include : “effects on some distinct groups of fish, some ecological features and rare plants, habitat for certain migratory birds and the use of culturally important places by certain First Nations for traditional purposes.”

 

Some of the mitigation measures proposed are:

 

· Creating new wildlife habitat
· Supporting habitat enhancement projects in the region, including working with Aboriginal groups to identify potential sites for relocation...
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