Out with the Old
February 1 2021
...The new year 2021 hasn’t started off on a very positive note. COVID 19 is still with us. We can only hope that staying home, social distancing, good hygiene along with the new vaccines will bring us out of this difficult time...
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Take Action in 2021
January 27, 2021
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)


February is Black History Month
January 25, 2021
While February is Black history month and a great time to read about the rich black history here in Ontario and Canada, we should also recognize the many difficulties and challenges faced by the black community in striving to reach a level of equality with all Canadians. (read more)


Diversity and Inclusion
January 16, 2021
In response to the current discussions at our National Council level regarding systemic racism in Canada, the ONRC formed a Systemic Racism Working Group (SRWG) to discuss this issue and how it affects racialized persons, especially those living in poverty. (read more)


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Feast of Blessed Rosalie Rendu
February 7, 2021
February 7 is Blessed Rosalie Rendu's feast day. Our Society owes a great deal to this remarkable woman. Without her influence one cannot help but wonder how that small group of well-intentioned students would have managed to establish what has become the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul....
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Dear Brothers and Sisters,
February 2, 2021
Please share this monthly news with all Vincentians.
Topics:
Spiritual Matters; Annual Reports; Webinars/Meetings; Vulnerable Sector Checks/Insurance; North of 60; Social Justice; National Council/New Round of Funding; International News;
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Black History Month Events
February 8
Celebrating the strength and resilience of the black community in Southwestern Ontario.This year's programs will take place online using Zoom...

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North of 60 - February Report
February 1
North of 60 will be happening this summer. Only Heaven knows if the problems we encountered last summer may prevail for the summer of 2021. HOWEVER, I bought the “Forever Optimist“ t-shirt and I have already begun reaching out to our Inuit leaders to share our plans...

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A Mountain of Food in Brantford Schools
December 9, 2020
Our youth here in Brantford have been pretty active in their schools, as is our model. When the lockdown first happened in the spring, many schools were in the process of gathering food and personal care items for us. Those items were stuck in the schools until the end of the school year when principals were allowed to go back in....

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