Women’s shelter for new Canadians presses for stable funding

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CBC News – Wednesday, 14  August 2013 (originally published  12 Aug)

An Edmonton shelter that helps refugee and immigrant women escape violent situations is worried about its future if it can’t find more stable sources of funding.

The program known as WIN III is operated by the Edmonton Women’s Shelter, which runs two other shelters for women and children escaping abuse.

“We’re looking at operational funding, sustainable operational funding to keep it running,” said Janine Fraser, executive director of the Women’s Emergency Shelter . . .

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