News

April 24, 2020
JPIC Committee goes Virtual
JPIC Committee goes Virtual

JPIC office staff, are now working from home utilizing current technology more than we ever have before.  With physical distancing in place we, like many others, have turned to Zoom to hold our meetings. It is a great way to connect.

February 6, 2020
Sowing Hope for the Planet
Sowing Hope for the Planet

The Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) office helped the Congregational Liturgy Committee organize a workshop which included a breakout session to ‘discover what each of us can do about [Climate Change]’, and a presentation by Bridget Doherty, Director of JPIC.

January 23, 2020
Housing and climate change
Housing and climate change

From The Tyee to The National Post, Globe & Mail, Huffington Post and The Star, journalists describe the housing situation in Canada as a “crisis”.

December 4, 2018
Remembering for Peace...One more time
Remembering for Peace...One more time

PeaceQuest wound up its formal events on November 11 with our third sold-out Remembrance Day concert at The Isabel. It was an afternoon of song and celebration.

November 22, 2018
The Good Food Stand: A New Project Provides Affordable Healthy Food
The Good Food Stand: A New Project Provides Affordable Healthy Food

The Good Food Stand, a two-year pilot project initiated by the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Food Access Advisory Committee, launched under cloudy skies on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School. 

August 23, 2018
The World Remembers

Just as the schools let out, marking the real start of summer, PeaceQuest held an event in front of City Hall.  It was the official announcement of our November Gathering and concert.

August 15, 2018
Grieving the tragedy of war - Committed to the promise of peace
Grieving the tragedy of war - Committed to the promise of peace

Over four years, we have been involved in projects looking at war and peace from four perspectives or “streams”: culture, education, faith and policy. We’ve organized public forums to discuss and promote peace (some involving partnerships with other like-minded groups).

August 3, 2018
Annual Congress on Basic Income
Annual Congress on Basic Income

Some of Canada’s public champions took to the stage to discuss the importance and urgency of implementing a policy that will not only ensure an adequate income but also build a healthy, equitable, and prosperous society for all. 

March 16, 2018
PeaceQuest at Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony
PeaceQuest at Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony

Along with my fellow PeaceQuester Beth Pater, I joined Joe to attend a unique ceremony in the Parliament buildings before Christmas. 

January 10, 2018
Community Harvest Kingston celebrates farmers markets 150+ years in Ontario
Community Harvest Kingston celebrates farmers markets 150+ years in Ontario

Sister Diane Brennen spoke at the Community Harvest Kingston’s second Canada 150+ event on August 30, 2017 and Tara Kainer recounts the events of the day.

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