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NWAC HONOURING INDIGENOUS WOMEN ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) celebrates International Women’s Day by thanking and honouring all Indigenous women in Canada, on Turtle Island and throughout Mother Earth for the contributions they make to the world everyday.


WSO's One Billion Rising Event Completes 5th Amazing Year

For the fifth year in a row, Sikhs across Canada, in partnership with the World Sikh Organization of Canada joined to take part in the One Billion Rising movement by providing care packages, treats and baked goods to approximately 1500 women and children in shelters in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Handmade Valentine’s cards prepared by Sikh children accompanied the packages.


Sharing Our Stories: A Celebration of Black Culture and History

In honour of Black History Month, St Andrew's Church, Islington, invites everyone to celebrate faith-full diversity at "Sharing Our Stories: Celebrating Black Culture and History."


Scottish Government supports Kilt Skates across Canada

For the second straight year, the Scottish Government will help sponsor a uniquely Canadian celebration of Scottish heritage: Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate. Funds will be forwarded to Scottish organizations across the country to help them throw outdoor parties where skaters will take to the ice in kilts, tartans and other Scottish regalia.


International Migrants Day: Calling for access to permanent residence and family unity

This International Migrant’s Day, migrant workers in Canada are still waiting for the federal government to take action to protect their basic rights. With only temporary status in Canada, and legally tied to a specific employer, migrant workers are frequently subject to abuse and exploitation, and in several appalling cases, human trafficking.


AVO app ‘Bernie’ to help address domestic violence reoffending

Researchers have developed a mobile phone application named Bernie to support defendants issued with Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVOs) to strengthen their positive decision-making around behaviours and emotions.

Colin James, Sher Campbell, Lynne McCormack

Professor and author asks “Will Industrial Civilization Collapse?”

Professor, union activist and non-profit Executive Director Kevin McKay says we need to make some big changes to avoid environmental, political and societal catastrophe. McKay is coming to Sarnia to speak on these themes from his recent book Radical Transformation: Oligarchy, Collapse, and the Crisis of Civilization. This free event will be Thursday, November 23rd, 6:30pm-9:00pm, Sarnia Public Library, 124 Christina St. S., Sarnia


Majority vote favours re-structuring of nationwide church

Delegates voted 94% in favour of restructuring most of Mennonite Church Canada’s programs and ministries at a Special Assembly in Winnipeg held from Oct. 13-15.


Lookout Society receives $40,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation

Grant to support housing project for youth in Surrey, BC.


Writer, activist, author Tim McCaskell speaking on forty years of “Queer Progress”

Tim McCaskell recounts forty years of LGBT organizing in Toronto from 1974 to 2014 in his compelling book Queer Progress: From Homophobia to Homonationalism (Between the Lines books).


Victoria Foundation Recognized by Highest Charity Standard in Canada

The Victoria Foundation recently received reaccreditation from Imagine Canada, arguably the most demanding assessment of charities in the nation.


Rabbi Boruch Perton is Representing Canada at the International Conference of Cardinals, Bishops and Rabbinic Leaders

Rabbi Boruch Perton, the Rabbi of Beth Zion Congregation in Cote St. Luc, Quebec is currently in Israel representing Canada at the international Conference of Cardinals, Bishops and Rabbinic Leaders.


The Marriage of Jesus and Christ

Following a relatively brief silence, Christ and I are today announcing both Our "second coming" and Our long-prophesied engagement, as We reveal December 25, 2020 to be Our wedding day.


Number of Canadians holding favorable view of Hinduism increases

Forty-nine percent of Canadians had a favorable opinion of Hinduism in February 2017 as compared to 42% in September 2013, according to Religious Trends public opinion poll conducted by research organization Angus Reid Institute (ARI) and released on April four.


Launch of a New Association to Help Immigrant Women in Business to Succeed

IWB is leading Non-profit Social Enterprise Organizations focused on creating Positive Change through collaborative inspiring leadership and uniting multicultural communities in Canada.

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