Regional News

Thank you to outgoing regional representative Mary Rigby

June 25, 2020

Thank you to outgoing regional representative Mary Rigby  Mary Rigby has been the Atlantic Regional Representative for the better part of the last four years. She came to this role after many years of service as a KAIROS Blanket Exercise facilitator…

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Thanks to outgoing regional representative, Wendy Kalkan

March 31, 2020

As a community we offer our thanks to Wendy Kalkan for nearly four years of service in the role of KAIROS Prairies North Regional Representative. Wendy completed her time in this role as of April 1st. There are many, many…

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Inspiration, synergy and relationships: KAIROS fall gatherings

December 2, 2019

Walking Softly! was the title of the NW Ontario and Manitoba Fall Regional Gathering in Winnipeg. There were a host of Indigenous speakers discussing the impacts that colonial policies have had and still have on Indigenous land, food security, and…

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NEW VIDEO: Looking back at the Streams of Justice-Atlantic Gathering (5:13 min)

November 18, 2019

KAIROS Atlantic Gathering brought together people from all over the Atlantic region between May 2-5, 2019 to participate, renew networks, seek justice and learn from one another. Here’s a throwback to the wonderful gathering! 

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Register for Covenant Chain Link and other KAIROS fall gatherings

October 10, 2019

You read about the spring regional gatherings in the coastal regions. Now, if you are in one of the three central regions, plan to attend a fall regional KAIROS gathering. The Northwestern Ontario and Manitoba (formerly Cambrian-Agassiz) KAIROS Region will…

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Creating a new relationship with our forests NOW

September 25, 2019

This summer I co-led the KAIROS Rolling Justice Bus ‘Forests Forever’ tour. The tour was about Connecting the Dots, about how everything in a watershed is connected. What we do to one part of a watershed we do to everyone…

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Spirited Reflection: Mourn and organize

June 13, 2019

An excerpt from Jennifer Henry’s Opening Remarks, Streams of Justice at the KAIROS Atlantic Gathering in May I begin in gratitude…and from memory .  .  . In a crowded Scarborough church, with a table full of candles, and media pushing…

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KAIROS gatherings invigorate participants coast-and-coast

May 14, 2019

KAIROS gathered, at opposite ends of the country, just one week apart. April 26-27 was the KAIROS BC-Yukon Network Gathering with the theme: No Passengers on Planet Earth. From May 2-5 was Streams of Justice, the KAIROS Atlantic Gathering for…

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Streams of Justice Schedule, May 2-5, 2019

May 1, 2019

Now is your chance…build skills and relationships, contribute your gifts…join a movement! Creating a climate for peace and social actionEquipping new and renewed advocatesLearning and working together for change Streams of Justice is your opportunity to delve deeper into the…

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Largest KAIROS Blanket Exercise and Colombian activist come to Mount Allison University, May 3-4

May 1, 2019

(Sackville, N.B.) – Atlantic Canada’s largest KAIROS Blanket Exercise, and a celebration of arts and activism with a Colombian activist will highlight the first May weekend at Mount Allison University. These events are open to all and are part of…

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BC Yukon Network Gathering Agenda, April 26-27, 2019

May 1, 2019

Many feel powerless and paralyzed by their own fear, grief, anger and even shame, because of the legacy we are leaving future generations. Everything is connected; all justice, environmental, and human rights issues, locally and globally, reflect certain values that…

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Tune in and listen to this Atlantic School of Theology podcast, featuring Kenn Stright talking about Streams of Justice

April 12, 2019

Watch and listen to this Atlantic School of Theology podcast as Kenn Stright, a retired Presbyterian Minister, past KAIROS Atlantic Regional Representative, and member of the planning team for Streams of Justice: Atlantic Gathering 2019 discusses faith and activism and the unique…

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NEW VIDEO: Join us for the largest Mass KAIROS Blanket Exercise ever in Atlantic Canada (1:00 min)

April 11, 2019

Saturday, May 4th: Mass Blanket Exercise Alumni Field, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM An experience to build understanding of our shared history of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples Elder opening and special guests All are welcome Join us for the largest…

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BC-Yukon KAIROS network gathering invites you on April 26-27

April 5, 2019

No Passengers on Spaceship Earth: Stories of Resistance, Courage and Faith Greetings BC-Yukon friends of KAIROS, BC-Yukon KAIROS network is hosting a gathering in Vancouver – April 26th and 27th, 2019. You’re invited to come join with other activists motivated by…

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Chat with Activists: Emma Seamone on activism and why she exists

April 3, 2019

Emma Seamone is an environmental activist and candidate for ministry in the United Church of Canada. She is currently taking the Atlantic School of Theology’s summer distance program, which has her leading the Bocabec, McAdam, and Upper Mills United Churches…

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Chat with Activists: Kenn Stright on passionate activism

April 1, 2019

Kenn Stright has worked tirelessly for social and ecological rights for more than 40 years. A retired Presbyterian Minister, and past KAIROS Atlantic Regional Representative, Kenn is on the planning team for Streams of Justice: Atlantic Gathering 2019. We recently…

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Chat with Activists: Hannah Gehrels on shaping change for the better

April 1, 2019

Originally from Thunder Bay, Hannah Gehrels makes Charlottetown her home. Hannah has a Masters in Biology from the University of Prince Edward Island, and currently runs an outdoor program for kids called Wild Child Forest School Program through the Sierra…

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Time for Streams of Justice: KAIROS Atlantic Gathering 2019

March 28, 2019

Connect with those committed to making Atlantic Canada and the country a fairer and more sustainable place. Whether you are new to activism and want to test the waters or are a long-time change-maker seeking to broaden your network and…

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Regional news – Thank you Janet Gray

March 28, 2019

As a community we offer a huge ‘Thank you’ to Janet Gray for 6 years of dedicated and creative service in the role of KAIROS British Columbia Yukon Regional Representative. There are many, many volunteers across the country who give…

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Streams of Justice E1B2 Contest

March 25, 2019

KAIROS is bringing grassroots activists together at the Atlantic Gathering- Streams of Justice, for 3 days in Sackville, New Brunswick. This is your chance to be amidst changemakers and learn the skills needed to be a young leader, a new…

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Streams of Justice: KAIROS Atlantic Gathering 2019

November 29, 2018

All are welcome to join us for a diverse, inter-generational gathering May 2 – 5, 2019 at Mount Allison University in what is known as Sackville, NB, part of the greater territory of Mi’kma’ki, to learn about the work of…

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KAIROS local group promotes mining justice documentary to neighbouring communities

October 23, 2018

Editor’s Note: Here is a fabulous example of the work of the KAIROS network.  Members of the Salmon Arm Ecumenical KAIROS Committee had seen the documentary ‘Flin Flon Flim Flam,’ produced by award-winning investigative journalist John Dougherty, and wanted other…

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Regional News: Breaking bread togethers brings a great understanding

April 26, 2018

“Open hearts and inquiring minds” came together April 22nd when Trinity Primrose Pastoral Charge hosted a dinner for Muslim friends from Brampton, says Reverend Candice Bist. “We discovered much in common with our Muslim guests, were blessed by their prayers,…

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Walking in a Good Way: How to be better allies in the struggle for Indigenous rights and watershed justice

November 4, 2017

Walking in a Good Way – How to be better allies in the Struggle for Indigenous Rights and Watershed Justice, a KAIROS gathering held in Victoria, B.C. October 25, brought many moments of tough reality and dedicated hope for the…

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Water flows, connects and knows no borders

October 25, 2017

I hadn’t realized how maps shape ones perspective of place and in turn how one then relates to that place. On October 14th, I attended a KAIROS event in Halifax on the topic of Reconciliation In Our Watershed. At one…

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Regional news – thank you Carin Crowe!

October 4, 2017

We offer a huge ‘Thank you’ to Carin Crowe for 5 years of dedicated service in the role of KAIROS Cambrian-Agassiz Regional Representative. Carin completed her term as of the September 28th regional meeting in Winnipeg. There are many, many…

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