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January 18, 2017
Piano recital comes from a good place
Piano recital comes from a good place

Providence Sister Rita Gleason shares news of a piano concert on Saturday at St. Joseph's in Edmonton

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 12, 2016
Suna Smith, Providence Associate
Suna Smith, Providence Associate

Born in Turkey on April 23, 1936, Suna Smith left this world on July 8 in Camrose Alberta, where she had lived for more than half of her 80 years. An accomplished psychiatrist and professional woman, Suna held her family dear and met her first great-grandchild just hours before she died.

December 12, 2016
Dianne Dutcher, Providence Associate
Dianne Dutcher, Providence Associate

For 37 and a half years, Dianne Dutcher worked at Providence Manor, the long-term care home founded by the Sisters of Providence in their foundation building in Kingston.

December 12, 2016
Magdalena Atjún Zárate, Providence Associate
Magdalena Atjún Zárate, Providence Associate

Magdalena Atjun was born on May 27 but the year was not recorded. She died in August in her home in Momostenago, Guatemala, surrounded by family and by her Providence Associate companions.

December 9, 2016
Leaving a ministry close to my heart
Leaving a ministry close to my heart

Change is coming to Sister Margo Shafer as she leaves the Meeting Place and Huntsville.

December 9, 2016
Looking back at a dry hot summer of drought
Looking back at a dry hot summer of drought

“In Kingston, weather stations in and around the city had never recorded an April and May as dry as they’ve seen this year, going back to at least 1960. The rain that fell over the city during those two months of 2016 was less than a quarter of the normal amount,” announced Scott Sutherland, meteorologist for the Weather Network.

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. 

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