Now is the Time
February 1, 2018
Brothers and sisters: We are ambassadors for Christ. For the Lord says, `At an acceptable time I have listened to you and on a day of salvation I have helped you.` See, now is the acceptable time, now is the day of salvation! (2 Corinthians, from the Ash Wednesday liturgy)
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Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs? ...Not Yet!
February 6, 2018
Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, that was implemented on January 1, 2018 has definitely improved working conditions for thousands of people in Ontario. Unfortunately, however, some employers are evading the cost of complying with the law by either laying people off or by withholding the few meager benefits that people may have had. (read more)

The Injustice of Unpaid Internship
January 26, 2018
An Unpaid internship is a form of work where an individual gains work experience in areas that are relevant to the field of work in which the intern is studying for future employment. (read more)

Ontario Advocacy Newsletter
January 21, 2018
This Newsletter serves to keep our Social Justice Reps and interested Vincentians up to date regarding advocacy issues. It suggests specific actions individual Vincentians can take to help our neighbours in need achieve a better life (read more)

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A brand new Hamilton Value Store
February 15, 2018
Thanks to a very generous donor who gifted the 429 Barton Street East location to the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, we can now serve our community even better..(read more)

Ontario SSVP Spring General Meeting,
April 13-14, 2018
February 11, 2018
For location, agenda, workshops and hotel booking information, please visit (upcoming events) Please book your hotel room before March 12

Circular Letter from our President General 2018
February 4, 2018
I wish to express my sincere gratitude to all those who have supported the actions and global initiatives of the International General Council. (read more)

2018 Summer crossing to Nunavut
January 29, 2018
Our journey to gather food items for Nunavut is underway. Renewed energies and idea sharing are percolating in Ottawa for Rankin Inlet, St Catharine's for Naujaat, Burlington for Whale Cove, and Windsor for Gjoa Haven. (read more)

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