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Thursday Sept. 30th is Orange Shirt Day and the first official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is a day for all of us to recognize, reflect and generate awareness about the trauma and legacy of the residential school system in Canada. Orange Shirt Day began in 2013, when Phyllis Webstad, from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem […]

St. Joseph’s Health System and its six-member organizations support the new vaccination policy for healthcare settings announced by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health. We appeal to all staff, physicians, learners and volunteers across our member organizations to get fully vaccinated. Those that are exempt on human rights grounds, including medical conditions, will be supported […]

A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI June 18, 2021 Dear sisters and brothers in Christ: The sad legacy of Residential Schools and the reality that Catholic entities participated in the Government policy which removed Indigenous children from their families and from their culture has once again been brought to the attention of Canadians. […]

Dear Sisters, Associates and Companions, The Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada have released the following public statement in response to the tragedy at the Kamloops residential school.  We join our hearts with all who grieve this terrible news and re-commit to the work of decolonizing our hearts, minds and social structures. Click […]

May 21st, 2021 If you found yourself walking or driving down Queen’s Boulevard past St. Mary’s on Thursday afternoon, you may have heard some commotion. Two climbers from the Canadian Peregrine Foundation (CPF) were on site, scaling the side of the building to retrieve four chicks who are nesting on a ledge on the side […]

HAMILTON, ON – MAY, 2021 – Sister Anne Anderson, CSJ, is the 2021 recipient of the 2021 Catholic Health Alliance of Canada Lifetime Achievement Award. Sister Anne has worked in the health care ministry for 50 years as a nurse, manager and as a hospital CEO. She has led the ministry at its highest level […]

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