Hugs: To the Boogie Bash participants who helped the Borderline 4-H Club collect bottles and cans at the fairgrounds last weekend. The bottle collection is a major fund raising project for the club each year.
Slugs: To Revenue Canada for forcing Oxfam Canada to change their purpose statement in their application for renewal of their non-profit status. Oxfam’s purpose statement read the group’s purpose is, “to prevent and relieve poverty, vulnerability and suffering by improving the conditions of individuals whose lives, livelihood, security or well-being are at risk.” The government told them they could not prevent poverty; they could only work to alleviate poverty—because in preventing poverty they might benefit someone who is not already poor.
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