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November 22, 2016
Wellbeing report: How are Canadians Really doing?
Wellbeing report: How are Canadians Really doing?

Today, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) launched its 3rd national report: How are Canadians Really doing? It examines eight domains of wellbeing from 1994 to 2014 and makes recommendations to improve wellbeing.

November 15, 2016
SURVEY: Be heard on how Ontario sets up its basic income pilot
SURVEY: Be heard on how Ontario sets up its basic income pilot

Last week, the Province released Hugh Segal's report on the design and implementation of the Provincial Ontario pilot along with some information about the consultation process. That announcement is simple, spartan almost, and has a link to a short survey clearly intended for the public at large including those who may not be at all familiar with the basic income concept.

November 2, 2016
Time capsule located beneath a cornerstone at St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital
Time capsule located beneath a cornerstone at St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital

For 50 years, a time capsule was buried beneath the cornerstone of a wing of St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital in Kingston.

November 2, 2016
Living Wage Week

The first week of November marks Living Wage Week in Ontario. Kingston's recalculated living wage was announced at that time.

October 26, 2016
The inspiring tale of the radish
The inspiring tale of the radish

By the Autumn Equinox, the radish that we normally see no longer exists. Instead a hollowed-out dry brown husk appears with a long dry stalk. But there is life!

October 17, 2016
Chew on This 2016
Chew on This 2016

Sixty-four communities across Canada participated in the annual ChewOnThis campaign, calling for an inclusive anti-poverty strategy.

September 28, 2016
Warmth on Wednesday afternoon at the market
Warmth on Wednesday afternoon at the market

The special event at Kingston's Community Harvest Market made for a warm and friendly Wednesday afternoon.

September 15, 2016
News from Carbayllo
News from Carbayllo

For six years we have been working in the rural town of Fray Martin. Many families here have come from different areas in the country-side, like the sierra, the jungle and the coast. Many are young families, but there are also single moms.

August 11, 2016
The death of John the Baptist and the misuse of power
The death of John the Baptist and the misuse of power

Sister Pauline Lally led an ecumenical worship service at Half Moon Bay on July 14, 2015 and preached on the beheading of John the Baptist.

July 15, 2016
A global call for just solutions on every level
A global call for just solutions on every level

Climate change is a global problem that hurts vulnerable people most. In Canada, it disproportionately affects seniors and those with pre-existing health problems, remote and First Nations communities, low-income individuals, and the marginalized.

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