November 30, 2018 — In contrast to its neighbor south of the border, where record lows in refugee resettlements are being recorded, Canada registered 47,800 asylum claims in 2017, more than doubling the 2016 figure, according to the United Nations.
November 30, 2018 — Provincial Erik Oland, SJ had the opportunity to attend the Convocation at Regis College on Saturday, November 24. He was all the more pleased to be there since he was not able to attend his own convocation ceremony when he graduated from Regis.
November 30, 2018 — Last Friday, the Provincial of the Jesuits of Canada, Fr. Erik Oland SJ, sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Canada, and to the Canadian Minister of Immigration, to call their attention to the “imposing military response” deployed by the political and border authorities of the US.
November 30, 2018 — The consultors of the territory of Haiti published a strong and constructive statement of their position, which invites those who are active in Haitian society to search for a way out of the crisis by prioritizing the higher interests of the Haitian nation.
November 16, 2018 — The celebration will begin with Mass at a new location, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, the Jesuit parish located at 432 Sheppard Avenue East at 5:00 pm. Following the Mass, there will be a pre-dinner reception at 6:30 pm.
November 15, 2018 — A high-level intellectual, a historian by training and ex-President of Campion College, Father John Meehan, SJ arrived a few months ago in Montreal, where he joined the Jesuit community at the Residence of the Holy Name of Jesus.
November 9, 2018 — On November 20 there will be a major fundraising event on behalf of the Maison Dauphine Foundation. Some 40 artists will participate in the multi-discipline, uptempo event that will take place at the Palais Montcalm, with artist Guylaine Tremblay as host, and Régis Labeaume, Mayor of Quebec, as honorary president.
November 9, 2018 — On November 14th and 19th, the magazine Relations will hold two evenings of reflection on ways out of the extractionist model, the first in Québec City (Frédéric-Back Culture and Environment Centre), and the second in Montréal (Maison Bellarmin).
November 9, 2018 — The provincials main task is to visit every Jesuit in the country at least once a year along with most of our apostolates or works. I spent the past week in Winnipeg where I visited the Jesuit community and most of the Jesuit inspired works here.
November 7, 2018 — As Norbert Piché was in El Salvador for meetings of the Jesuit Central and North American network on migration, he reflects on the latest news regarding the group of people headed toward the United States.
November 7, 2018 — Historians and curators from China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, USA and Canada met in Midland, Ontario on October 18 to 21, 2018 for an invitational symposium titled "Life & Death in the Missions of New France and East Asia: Narratives of Faith & Martyrdom".
November 1, 2018 — On October 25, in the context of the Convention of the Catholic and Ecumenical Media Association, our collaborator Frédéric Barriault won a prize for excellence awarded by this association for his article on remembering the struggles.
Brother Bertrand Girard died at the infirmary in Richelieu on October 26, 2018, at the age of 97, after 76 years of religious life. He lived and served in Montreal for most of his religious life and was sent later on, to the indigenous people of the St. Regis Mission.