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December 7, 2009
Canada's Prison Farms
Canada's Prison Farms

These activities have one thing in common: All lower blood pressure, relax us, and make us feel better about being alive. We are hard-wired to connect with our fellow creatures, and pet owners in this country — who spend $4 billion annually on their animal companions — know it.

November 8, 2009
Save our Prison Farms
Save our Prison Farms

Farmers, religious and social groups have formed a national campaign to try to prevent the closing of Canada’s prison farm program.

November 8, 2009
Canadian author visits Kingston
Canadian author visits Kingston

Margaret Atwood, arguably Canada’s best-known writer, appeared on September 23 at a Private Reception in the Davies Lounge of the Grand Theatre for a local Kingston group, the Community Harvest Working Group (CHWG).

September 18, 2009
Prison Farm Closures

News Release
For immediate release
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009

Looming prison farm closing demands immediate action

June 25, 2009
Faith exchange with students
Faith exchange with students

The Sisters of Providence made a return visit to Belleville high school St. Theresa Secondary as part of the annual conference hosted by the school’s Renaissance Society.

June 25, 2009
Stay-at-home Mom turns to activism
Stay-at-home Mom turns to activism

To better understand the US intended invasion of Iraq, the Globe & Mail (2001) suggested reading: A Green History of the World: the Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations by Clive Ponting.

June 25, 2009
Sisters open home to African visitors
Sisters open home to African visitors

Calling their Kingston experience memorable, four African Prison Chaplains have returned home to share new insights into prison justice.

June 25, 2009
Poverty: reality vs perception
Poverty: reality vs perception

High school students and retired teachers in Kingston struggled with the stress and anxiety of being poor during a one day role playing game at Queen’s University in April. Hosted by the Roundtable on Poverty Reduction, students played a specific role based on the lives of people living in poverty in Kingston.

April 17, 2009
Building a Green Ontario

The Green Communities Canada conference, Time for Action: Tackling energy poverty in Canada through energy efficiency, September 29 – October 1, 2008, brought together 250 delegates from across Canada.

April 17, 2009
Breaking the Poverty Cycle
Breaking the Poverty Cycle

Sister Una Byrne, Tara Kainer and General Superior Sr. Pauline Lally meet with the media to offer reaction to the Poverty Report.

A long-time Kingston social activist describes the Ontario government’s new Poverty Reduction strategy as a shovel in the ground.

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