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ISARC’s Ontario Election Backgrounders We are pleased to provide four backgrounders for use in the upcoming provincial election. Please use them to encourage civic discussion with neighbours and friends, raise questions with candidates, and inform your participation in community all-candidate events. View Backgrounder PDF During the past two years of pandemic response, many issues of equality, adequacy and human dignity were sidelined. Yet, the dire effects of the pandemic served to further...

COVID POLICIES from the National Office of The United Church of Canada With restrictions easing across the country, the United Church sought the advice of outside legal counsel for communities of faith. Excerpts from the legal opinion are provided below. Please note it is based on policies currently in place and the assessment of them as reasonable. Assuming that the original rule issued by the Church or congregation concerning masking or proof of vaccination status was reasonable, there is...

Dear Friends, It is that time of year again …. Spring Regional Council Meeting time yay!!! Now that we have moved to two regional council meetings a year, this allows us to have more of a focus at each meeting that fits the time of year better. The fall meeting is a time to look at financials and to do things like honour retirees, while the spring meeting lets us elect members to our different Commissions and Executive and this year a President-Elect, as well. Because we can spread out the...

Registration for the Skylight Festival is now open.  Join us at Skylight the weekend of July 15-17, where you can connect with diverse communities, collectively explore faith through the lens of the arts, nature, peace and justice. Find out more on our website: www.skylightfestival.ca Thrift Store Bingo fundraising initiative a fun activity for all ages.  It's affordable and lots of fun!  Check it out. [pdf-embedder...