News Releases

Providence Village to include affordable housing for seniors
November 22, 2016
Providence Village to include affordable housing for seniors

Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul sign agreement with Homestead Land Holdings that will see three new apartment buildings constructed as part of Providence Village; buildings will include dedicated affordable housing units for seniors

Kingston releases Living Wage update
October 28, 2016
Kingston releases Living Wage update

Living Wage Kingston today released Kingston’s current living wage of $16.58. Originally calculated at $16.29 in 2011, the update reflects cost-of-living changes and Ottawa’s new Canada Child Benefit.

Update on Providence Village
October 4, 2016
Update on Providence Village

The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul are moving forward with plans to transform their property at 1200 Princess Street into a “village” community that includes housing, the Providence Manor long-term care home and a range of other services.

<img alt="Media release" height="306" src="/default/assets/Image/SOP_logo_mediarelease_horizontal_11Sept2015.jpg" width="710" />Prison farms: Support gearing up for rally and public consultation next week
August 2, 2016
Support for prison farms rally and town hall

For more than six years, people in the Kingston area have waited for the chance to urge the Minister of Public Safety to re-instate Canada's prison farms.  On August 16, Minister Ralph Goodale will be at a public meeting in Kingston to listen.

<img alt="Media release" height="306" src="/default/assets/Image/SOP_logo_mediarelease_horizontal_11Sept2015.jpg" width="710" />Prison farms: Public Safety Minister to attend Kingston town hall
July 26, 2016
Prison farms: Public Safety Minister to attend Kingston town hall

Minister Ralph Goodale is to attend the final of three events in August that put the spotlight on prison farms.

Residential school film made in Kingston to premiere Feb 27
February 16, 2016
Residential school film made in Kingston to premiere Feb 27

The Kingston Canadian Film Festival screening of Wawahte promises to be more than a documentary launch. Presented at City Hall of Canada's first capital, this film reveals three very personal stories of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools.

Healing the Church: Conference on clergy sexual abuse in Kingston this week
September 9, 2015
Healing the Church: Conference on clergy sexual abuse in Kingston this week

The Healing Violence Committee is holding one-day conference on Friday , September 11 and, again, on Saturday, September 12.

Pope Francis' green message for all the Earth
June 18, 2015
Pope Francis' green message for all the Earth

June 18, 2015 (Kingston, Ontario) – Today marks an historic moment in the human effort to care for the planet. Pope Francis has just presented his much-anticipated encyclical on the environment Laudato si, On the care of our common home.

Sisters announce 'Providence Village' concept for Motherhouse property on Princess Street
May 13, 2015
Sisters announce 'Providence Village' concept for Motherhouse property on Princess Street

The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul are moving forward with plans to transform their property at 1200 Princess Street into a “village” community that includes long-term care and assisted living facilities.

16 Years Standing For Social Justice
September 12, 2011
16 Years Standing For Social Justice

Sixteen years standing for social justice. This Friday Kingstonians will show their support for the Sisters of Providence and their silent vigil by joining thousands of voters in communities across Ontario.

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1200 Princess Street, P.O. Box 427
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