News

July 9, 2015
BIG news out of PEI
BIG news out of PEI

PEI goes BIG. At least we hope they take on the basic income guarantee.

July 7, 2015
Jobs, Justice, Climate March
Jobs, Justice, Climate March

Tara Kainer of our Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation office joined more than 10,000 social justice advocates, students, workers, faith communities, Aboriginal peoples and more on a march for Jobs, Justice and Climate in Toronto on July 5. 

July 3, 2015
#FridayVigil July 3: Talking to police
#FridayVigil July 3: Talking to police

What does the FridayVigil do best? Not only does it witness, but the long-term vigil keepers know how to engage. So we spoke with several police officers who were curious about what we were doing.

July 3, 2015
After 20 years, the vigil will end on September 17
After 20 years, the vigil will end on September 17

Mark your calendars,” as they say. “Save the date.”

We want to celebrate this milestone by inviting people in Kingston and beyond to stand with us for a final vigil. We’ll celebrate with song and stories, food and drink. Our last vigil takes place as a federal election campaign gets underway. So we’ll be making some new signs just for the occasion: “Vote to End Poverty.”

May 29, 2015
Dr. Danielle Martin on basic income
Being poor can make you sick. Basic Income can make it better: Dr. Danielle Martin

The prescription for the effects of poverty is a Basic Income, argues Dr. Danielle Martin.

January 16, 2015
A whole new take on local, when it comes to food
A whole new take on local, when it comes to food

From Toronto to Vancouver, Chicago to California, Seoul, South Korea to Havana, Cuba and points in between, Jennifer Cockrall-King explores the future of food in Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution (Prometheus Books, 2012).

January 16, 2015
Climate change in Ontario?
Climate change in Ontario?

As part of a regular update to the Sisters of Service, who co-fund the Integrity of Creation position of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation team, Bridget Doherty gives an update on the work of energy poverty.

January 15, 2015
Behind the peace pole: truth
Behind the peace pole: truth

In the midst of global tragedies and conflicts, we, Sisters of Providence, erected a simple white peace pole in front of the entrance to our Motherhouse this summer. It has black lettering. And there it stands in simple juxtaposition to the sufferings of the world.

September 2, 2014
Telling a different story about war
Telling a different story about war

Two oil paintings. Two artists who painted battlefield scenes. Two dramatically different ways of telling a story.

August 26, 2014
For the child taken, for the parent left behind
For the child taken, for the parent left behind

Listen to your heart * Listen to the Creator * As leaders, as women, we have to be strong to stand alone and we have to move forward * Go beyond the evil dark energy * Put your children close to your heart * If you don’t have an elder adopt one to learn from them.

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