Words
December 1 2019
During the federal election campaign in Canada this past fall, we heard and read negative statements made about politicians and about voters too. Most of the campaign rhetoric was decent and well thought out, but not all was...
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Indigenous Peoples
December 2, 2019
In Canada, we have three distinct groupings of Indigenous People with the Inuit, who are located mostly in the far northern regions of Canada, First Nations communities across Canada and the Metis Nation of Canada, which is predominantly located within an urban community.
There are some common barriers and challenges faced by each of these indigenous groups, but each also has their own unique issues...
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The VincenPaul: National Housing Campaign
October 10, 2019
This coming year will see the start of our national housing campaign, with 2019 being the preparatory phase during which we shall invite our membership to provide their comments and advice on issues related to housing and homelessness in Canada
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Ontario Advocacy Newsletter
September 6, 2019
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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Featuring St George Conference, London: Sorting Clothes for the Cover-Me-with-Love Winter Project.


Dear Brothers and Sisters,
December 2, 2019
Please share this monthly news with all Vincentians.
Topics: Spiritual Matters; World Day of the Poor; Annual Reports; Youth; Social Justice & Advocacy; Indigenous Peoples; Stores; News to Share; Best Practices; National
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Café Francis
November 28, 2019
The conférence Saint-Francois d'Assise d'Ottawa provides lunch each Saturday and have created a positive social atmosphere by adding a library where persons can relax, socialize, read and take reading books home.

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Reverse Advent Calendar
November 28, 2019
After Christmas Hampers are prepared and delivered to families during the Christmas season, Food Bank shelves are often depleted to start the new year as a result of Christmas Hamper programs. The Reverse Advent program is designed to quickly replenish Food Bank food supplies early in a new year so they can continue to meet the monthly needs of families who need support from Food Banks.

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NORTH OF 60 Fall Report
November 25, 2019
Great news – all the sea containers arrived safe and sound. Our northern sisters and brothers have been working very hard to unload and sort the food for their hamper program.
Each community has its own distribution process – some distribute twice in a month, while others distribute once a month...

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Saint Vincent de Paul in the Santa Parade
November 25, 2019
George Dorner, (president of Good Shepherd conference) has made a Santa Clause sleigh/float for local Christmas parades that he and others use to collect canned goods and donations of money for the Society in the Windsor/Essex county area. It is very successful in showing people who we are and at the same time remembering the less fortunate Nice work George!...

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