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If all the oil in Alberta dried up today, what would you do?

August 30, 2017
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Landon Turlock, Alberta Development and Peace member

The Uru people that have depended on Lake Poopo for generations are now asking themselves a similar question. The lake, located in the Oruro province of Bolivia, experienced an unprecedented fast period of evaporation...

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Alberta and Manitoba members travel to Bolivia to meet Development and Peace partners

August 22, 2017
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Glen Argan, Edmonton member of Development and Peace

Brenda Arakaza of Winnipeg was looking forward to the 12-day Development and Peace solidarity tour of Bolivia. A native of Burundi in East Africa, Brenda had been impressed with the work of Caritas Internationalis in Africa.

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Window on Culture

August 1, 2017
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Yasmine Moutia, intern from the QSF group in Ecuador
Bryan filming a painter at the Casa de la Cultura

Six young people from Quebec are currently completing an introduction to international solidarity internship in Ecuador as part of the Québec sans frontières (Quebec without borders, or QSF) program.

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Redefining living together at the heart of Cambodia

July 31, 2017
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Alice Gaudreau, intern with the QSF group in Cambodia

Eight young people from Quebec are currently completing an introduction to international solidarity internship in Cambodia as part of the Québec sans frontières (Quebec without borders, or QSF) program.

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Sunday, the day of the fair

July 27, 2017
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Interns of the QSF group in Bolivia

Eight young people from Quebec are currently completing an introduction to international solidarity internship in Bolivia as part of the Québec sans frontières (Quebec without borders, or QSF) program.

Commemorative Mass for Benoît Roberge, Diocese of Nicolet

June 28, 2017
by 
Micheline St-Arneault, Diocesan Council of Nicolet
Commemorative Mass Photo

On June 18, after a day of meetings in Montreal, members of the National Council drove to Drummondville to attend a Eucharistic Celebration at St-Frédéric Basilica, led by Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, Archbishop of Ottawa...

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A fun idea for your summer vacation

May 30, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

Summer is just around the corner and for those of you haven’t yet planned your vacation, we thought we would share a suggestion in the context of Development and Peace’s Jubilee celebrations this year: why not do a pilgrimage to celebrate?

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Celebrating 50 Years of Development and Peace

April 5, 2017
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Micheline Savoie, 50th Anniversary Committee

Eucharistic celebration followed by a fraternal encounter with a light snack took place on March 18, 2017, to mark 50 years of Development and Peace’s presence in the Diocese of Montreal.

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How sweet it is!

March 17, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

Although Mother Nature was not really on our side on this cold Saturday of March 11th, those who were willing to brave the raging Siberian weather to make it out to our urban sugar shack held near Development and Peace...

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Everything is connected: Together, we can save our Common Home

March 17, 2017
by 
Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

“Everything is connected” was the central theme of two events organized as part of the celebrations of the Jubilee Year, held at the Centre St-Pierre in Montreal: a public forum on Thursday, March 9th...

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