Woman who gives free haircuts to Calgary’s homeless receives death threats

A woman in Calgary who give free haircuts to homeless people in Calgary had her van vandalized, and she received death threats.

Tamara Pimentel
APTN News
A Calgary woman who travels around the city giving haircuts to the homeless says her bus was vandalized and she has received death threats.

But in spite of that, she’s trying to get back up and running for Christmas.

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Tamara is Métis from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She received a diploma in interactive media arts at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon and has worked as a videographer for CBC in Winnipeg and Iqaluit. Tamara was hired by APTN in 2016 as a camera/editor and is now a video journalist in our Calgary bureau.

4 thoughts on “Woman who gives free haircuts to Calgary’s homeless receives death threats

  1. It is so sad that someone would spit out such virulence to a beautiful, good hearted woman like this. He is such an unhealthy individual, I hope the police find and charge him!
    May her good work continue!

  2. It is so sad that someone would spit out such virulence to a beautiful, good hearted woman like this. He is such an unhealthy individual, I hope the police find and charge him!
    May her good work continue!

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