As the CEO of the Mississauga Food Bank, Meghan Nicholls felt the pressing need to spread the word on how tough things are these days. 

B.C. hospice plan takes on MAiD 'tyranny'

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The Delta Hospice Society has launched an innovative, three-pronged counter-offensive against Canada’s ever-more-permissive assisted-suicide law.

Prince Albert educators honoured, surprised by Queen’s Jubilee medal

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Prince Albert Catholic School Division (PACSD) leaders Suzanne Stubbs and Mark Phaneuf were surprised and honoured upon finding out they would both be feted with a Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal.

Catholic schools taking part in bullying study

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A Brock University research team is renewing its five-year school bullying investigation launched in 2017 that was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Ecology comes first, ‘no ifs, ands or buts’

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Twenty religious congregations have joined together to lobby Ottawa politicians on climate change and social justice. 

Asia Bibi advocates for Pakistanis accused of blasphemy

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Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Catholic woman who escaped death for alleged blasphemy and who now lives in Canada, has appealed for the protection of victims of blasphemy laws in her home country.

Charges laid in London cemetery burglary

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London police have charged a 35-year-old man in the theft of 43 bronze vases and multiple plaques from St. Peter’s Cemetery in the southwestern Ontario city.

Two Quebec bishops named in abuse lawsuit

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Two Quebec bishops, one deceased and one living, have been named in a sexual abuse class action against the Archdiocese of Quebec.

Jesuits offer Trudeau their Haiti expertise

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As Canada prepares to take the lead among the Core Group trying to solve Haiti’s anarchic and violent crisis, Canada’s top Jesuit is offering Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a precious resource — 55 Haitian Jesuits, including 35 currently in the troubled Caribbean nation. 

St. John’s rural properties next up on auction block

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With the sale of church properties in the greater St. John’s area almost complete, the Newfoundland archdiocese is now eyeing the sale of some of its rural properties to compensate abuse survivors from the Mount Cashel Orphanage.

Saint Elizabeth improvises in launching homeless hospice

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Like a healthcare jazz band, the Saint Elizabeth Foundation, the charitable arm of SE Health Care, has improvised its way around provincial funding priorities to launch a new hospice for the homeless in Windsor, Ont.