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Faith Alliance Symposium Report

On May 17, 2017, Faith Alliance to End Human Trafficking held a symposium on human trafficking for people working in the field and those with lived experience. Here is a report on the recommendations stemming from this conference. 

Reflections on National Aboriginal Day

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day. According to Wikipedia, National Aboriginal Day recognizes and celebrates the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. It was first celebrated in 1996, after it was proclaimed by then Governor General of Canada Roméo LeBlanc to be celebrated on 21 June annually.

Celebrating Planet Earth in the Month of April

April is a time of transformation and renewal: Seeds sprout, rain cascades and birds chirp. With all that Mother Earth contends with, we, as humans, need to do our part to nurture and celebrate the planet. 

Congratulations to Sister Mary Ellen Burns

Sister Mary Ellen Burns was recently featured in Missions Today magazine. The article touches on her many achievements as a teacher and religious educator as well as being awarded the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice by Pope Francis.

Honouring Our Students: Pow Wow and Indigenous Festival

On March 11, 2017, a pow wow was held in the Sports Gym at the University of Toronto. This first major pow wow on campus in decades was hosted by the Indigenous Studies Students’ Union. 

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