About JPIC

The shortform is JPIC, which stands for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation. It is the social justice office and arm of the Sisters of Providence -- and of other religious congregations as well.

There are three paid staff in the JPIC office, and many Sisters are involved in issues, efforts and campaigns.


Jamie Swift, Director


Jamie Swift is a writer whose work reflects a lifelong commitment to social and environmental justice. The principal focus of his current JPIC Office work is PeaceQuest. www.peacequest.ca


Bridget Doherty


Bridget Doherty has campaigned on environmental and social justice issues in Australia and Canada.  Her present work, aside from three school age children, focuses on climate change and energy poverty. She lives in hope that her children will inherit a healthy planet.

Tara Kainer


Tara Kainer has been advocating for rights and services for the poor for more than 20 years. Through the JPIC Office she currently works on projects and campaigns to eliminate poverty and inequality, improve food security, create affordable housing, and advance income security for all.

Contact Us

Providence Motherhouse

1200 Princess Street, P.O. Box 427
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 4W4


For a map and more contacts please visit the contact page