Carl DeLine

Back Door getting weary of hard knocks

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At The Back Door, they’re getting fed up with researchers. The past summer was especially bad. Four different research projects called the agency, wanting to study aboriginal street youth. Both The Back Door staff, and their street people clients, are weary of these unending research projects, says project manager Marilyn Dyck. “People are just right […]

Non-profit social agencies grapple with new demands

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The social worker’s voice on the recorded message is calm, firm and deliberate. “Please note when you do receive your October cheque, that your amount is less. Due to government budget cuts your amount is correct. If your message is regarding your reduced cheque, I will not be responding to it.” Many clients faced that […]