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Social Justice, Peace

Meeting on Parliament Hill

On February 20, the Toronto Counter Human Trafficking Network met with the co-chairs of the All-Party Parliamentary Group to End Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

Statement Re: Closing the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children & Youth

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto have sent the following email to Ontario's Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.

National Housing Day: November 22

In 1998, the homeless advocacy group, Toronto Disaster Relief Committee, declared that homelessness was a national disaster. The State of Emergency Declaration was formally released in October 1998. This raised immediate support from individuals, community agencies, faith groups, labour unions and similar such voices.

Statement by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto Regarding the Repeal of Bill 148

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto express concern with the Ontario Government’s decision to repeal Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act. 

Sister Gwen Smith on Food Security

Since 1992, the United Nations has recognized October 17 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, a day to reflect upon poverty and promote awareness of how it affects others. 

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