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April 08, 2010
  Refugee program success shares his storyPDF files may take a moment to load

Thirty-nine-year-old Floribert Kamabu vividly remembers awaking from his first night's sleep in his new home of Canada.

"When I woke up I thought I was dead because there were no gun shots in the night, there was no noise. It was so peaceful and quiet and I had a good meal before bed," said Kamabu, a University of Calgary nursing graduate student.

April 08, 2010
  Homeless to be able to acquire ID more easilyPDF files may take a moment to load

Controversy and debate arose over a March 28, 2010 Calgary Herald article claiming that the Alberta government was working on biometric ID cards that could include fingerprint and facial scan samples for the homeless in the city.

"Those who are homeless should not be treated any differently from those who are not," said John Graham, University of Calgary professor of community economic development. His position reflected what many agencies have stated since the article was released.


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