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June 19, 2017
Lunch to learn about what a living wage means
Lunch to learn about what a living wage means

Sustainable Kingston’s Lunch and Learn hosted Living Wage Kingston on June 14, 2017.

June 2, 2017
Breakthrough for $15 and fairness
Breakthrough for $15 and fairness

A victory in the fight for living wages as the Ontario government has announced an increase in the minimum wage. JPIC staff have supported this campaign locally for many years.

February 17, 2017
Talking Circle reflection
Talking Circle reflection

Recently I found myself at a Community Talking Circle, the first of ten organized by the City of Kingston’s Sesquicentennial Engage for Change project funded by the Government of Canada and facilitated by Three Things Consulting.

February 8, 2017
This Lent: Give it up for the Earth
This Lent: Give it up for the Earth

Bridget Doherty and the Anglican Green Group met with MP Bossio to discuss climate change and ask how the party’s election promise of establishing a “pan-Canadian framework for combating climate change” was progressing.

January 16, 2017
Sharing the Mission Trip
Sharing the Mission Trip

Holy Cross students on their solidarity trip to Jamaica

December 16, 2016
Billion or bust! Visit to MPP Sophie Kiwala
Billion or bust! Visit to MPP Sophie Kiwala

JPIC staff brought the Billion or Bust campaign to Sophie Kiwala in December. 

December 14, 2016
Staff visit to local MP on election reform and pipeline approval
Staff visit to local MP on election reform and pipeline approval

There was a lot of agreement with JPIC staffer Tara Kainer met with MP Mark Gerretsen at his local office on December 9.

December 9, 2016
A challenge to the myth of nationhood: Vimy was not the birth of Canada
A challenge to the myth of nationhood: Vimy was not the birth of Canada

We had access to hundreds of manuscripts and printed records about the war. And, more broadly, about how the war – and wars in general – are remembered and commemorated. We hope that The Vimy Trap shows just how complex our sense of Canada’s past can be. 

November 24, 2016
Carbon pricing, climate change and building a movement
Carbon pricing, climate change and building a movement

Steven Guilbeault, co-founder of Équiterre, came to Kingston on November 1st as part of his cross-country speaking tour.  

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.

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