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April 18, 2016
Reflecting on a life-changing trip to Kingston, Jamaica
Reflecting on a life-changing trip to Kingston, Jamaica

In April 2016, Regiopolis Notre Dame students shared their experience of a solidarity visit to Jamaica with Sisters of Providence as well as the Congregation of Notre Dame and Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph Sisters who live together at the Providence Motherhouse.

April 11, 2016
A Kingston motion is paving the way towards a more equal Canada
A Kingston motion is paving the way  towards a more equal Canada

We need a basic, livable income to address poverty, inequality and the fast-changing world of work. Computers are replacing  people in most every occupation. A guaranteed income would keep everyone stable, regardless of what happens to jobs. It is expected to eventually reduce the costs of healthcare and even corrections. 

January 15, 2016
How the yearning for peace After a trench war's horror gave way to vapid "Vimyism"
How the yearning for peace After a trench war's horror gave way to vapid "Vimyism"

Canadian Issues thèmes Canadiens (CITC) fall 2015 issue features an article by Jamie Swift on the remembrance of World War I.

December 9, 2015
The gift of security for one Syrian family
The gift of security for one Syrian family

Earlier this year, before the federal government announced it was bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, even before the child, Alan Kurdi, ended up shocking the world with the plight of the Syrians, the Sisters of Providence made a strong act of solidarity to the cause. The congregation donated significant funds to make possible the private sponsorship of one Syrian family. 

December 9, 2015
A closing celebration ... and one final vigil
A closing celebration ... and one final vigil

It was fitting that the weather was so beautiful on September 17 and 18 when, after 20 years of fidelity, the silent vigil in solidarity with the poor and so many others, came to an end.

November 6, 2015
PeaceQuest: Artists remember for peace
PeaceQuest: Artists remember for peace

The Artists Remember for Peace event at Memorial Hall on November 5 was a moving evening of word and song. 

September 25, 2015
Faith Development Day
Faith Development Day

On September 25, the entire staff community of Holy Cross Catholic Separate School spent a day together at Camden Braes Golf & Country Club reflecting on Pope Francis’ recent encyclical ‘Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home. 

July 31, 2015
Stop Hydro privatization: A poverty perspective
Stop Hydro privatization: A poverty perspective

Tara Kainer participated at a public meeting in Kingston concerned with the pending privatization of Ontario Hydro. She addressed the effect on people living in poverty. Here is her address.

July 28, 2015
Changing Workplaces Review submission
Changing Workplaces Review submission

On July 28, staffer Tara Kainer made a presentation to Ontario's Changing Workplaces Review, a public consultation of the Ontario Ministry of Labour.

July 10, 2015
Agrovelocity visits the Community Harvest Gardens and the Heirloom Seed Sanctuary
Agrovelocity visits the Community Harvest Gardens and the Heirloom Seed Sanctuary

Great visit today from Clément Gremillet and Maximilien Koegler who are from France, learning about and filming urban gardens across North America. 

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