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Help Haiti

So we've all heard about the disaster in Haiti - tens of thousands dead, hundreds of thousands homeless, impoverished - the whole country destroyed, a country that was already the poorest in the western hemisphere, even before this happened.

Here are two ways that your donations can help, organizations that can be trusted.

The first, the Catholic International Development and Peace - click HERE, or send a cheque marked Haiti Emergency to

Development and Peace
1425 René-Lévesque Blvd. W, 3rd Floor
Montreal QC H3G 1T7

And the second, the Canadian Red Cross - click HERE, or send a cheque to

Canadian Red Cross
Alberta/Northwest Territories Office
P.O. Box 4050 STN C
Calgary, AB
T2T 5W7