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December 6, 2016
The Barque of Providence
The Barque of Providence

Sister Catherine Casey spends time with Catherine McKinley, founder of the Congregaation. be inspired through this lovely poem and prose.

December 2, 2016
Legacy Day at St. Mary's Hospital
Legacy Day at St. Mary's Hospital

Sister Jeannette Filthaut, SP, was the 2016 Legacy Day speaker at St. Mary's Hospital in Camrose, a Covenant Health institution. She used the Year of Mercy to talk about the values and missions of the founding Sisters which translates into the compassionate service of the staff today.

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.

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.

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