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Grant cut “kick in the backside”: Housing Society

St. Albert Place FILE PHOTO/St. Albert Gazette The St. Albert Housing Society says it is down to the bone on cost-saving measures, after facing a 42-per-cent cut in funding during the first year of changes to one of the city’s major non-profit grant programs. Society director Malcolm Parker …

Stop the cuts that sap the life out of society

Care workers and elderly residents at a music therapy group session in Oxfordshire. Photograph: Andy Hall/The Observer The vital fabric of civil society that supports people’s health and wellbeing is withering and, especially in poorer communities, resembles a wheel with the rubber worn away (Cuts are hurting people …