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November 6, 2015
PeaceQuest: Artists remember for peace
PeaceQuest: Artists remember for peace

The Artists Remember for Peace event at Memorial Hall on November 5 was a moving evening of word and song. 

September 25, 2015
Faith Development Day
Faith Development Day

On September 25, the entire staff community of Holy Cross Catholic Separate School spent a day together at Camden Braes Golf & Country Club reflecting on Pope Francis’ recent encyclical ‘Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home. 

July 31, 2015
Stop Hydro privatization: A poverty perspective
Stop Hydro privatization: A poverty perspective

Tara Kainer participated at a public meeting in Kingston concerned with the pending privatization of Ontario Hydro. She addressed the effect on people living in poverty. Here is her address.

July 28, 2015
Changing Workplaces Review submission
Changing Workplaces Review submission

On July 28, staffer Tara Kainer made a presentation to Ontario's Changing Workplaces Review, a public consultation of the Ontario Ministry of Labour.

July 10, 2015
Agrovelocity visits the Community Harvest Gardens and the Heirloom Seed Sanctuary
Agrovelocity visits the Community Harvest Gardens and the Heirloom Seed Sanctuary

Great visit today from Clément Gremillet and Maximilien Koegler who are from France, learning about and filming urban gardens across North America. 

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.

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