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Lunch to learn about what a living wage means

Lunch to learn about what a living wage means

Greg deGroot-Maggetti speaks to Sr. Pauline LallySustainable Kingston’s Lunch and Learn hosted Living Wage Kingston on June 14, 2017.Speaking to a capacity crowd, Greg deGroot-Maggetti, Chair of the Ontario Living Wage Network, and Cam Jay, Co-Chair, Living Wage...

Breakthrough for $15 and fairness

As you might have heard, the Ontario government has announced an increase in the minimum wage. JPIC staff have supported this campaign locally for many years. First, when the call was for a $12/hr. minimum wage, then $14/hr. and finally $15 an hour when advocates in...

Baking Bread Together

Baking Bread Together

Baking Bread Together I met him just the other day,As I walked through the wheat-filled fields.His cabin cloistered in the forestSurrounded by lush sycamores. The atmosphere was still, but for a cooing dove.I stopped and focused on his abodeMade of fine olive...

Talking Circle reflection

Talking Circle reflection

Photo: sideroadsofmuskoka.wordpress.comOjibwe Medicine Wheel. Participants of the Talking Circle all received a tiny brooch made of red, white, black, and yellow beads on a circle of leather illustrating the Four Directions of the Medicine Wheel.BY TARA KAINER I am...

Resting in God at the Motherhouse

Resting in God at the Motherhouse

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity was observed January 18-25, 2017. The Motherhouse Community hosted a celebration of prayer in the style of the Taizé Community on January 24 with invitations extended to St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Crossroads United Church and...

The Love of Christ Compels Us

The Love of Christ Compels Us

A sermon for the week of Christian Unity St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church January 29, 2017 BY SISTER PAULINE LALLY, SP Good Morning. Thank you for your invitation. I am delighted to be with you. As I was walking over his morning I wondered if Jesus came to earth in...