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Faith. Justice. Impact?

The spirit and presence of Gerald Vandezande was undeniable as CPJ’s board and staff received two opposition Members of Parliament, NDP Paul Dewar and Liberal John McKay, for a recent discussion on faith and public policy. The discussion was held as part of the November 1-2 Board of Directors meeting, and aimed to explore how best CPJ could translate its prophetic voice on key public justice issues into policy impact.

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Canadian indifference and Syrian desperation

In December 2011, Jason Kenney, then minister of citizenship and immigration, pledged to increase the number of refugees by 20 per cent. However, the government actually decreased the number it resettled by 26 per cent. Only 5,412 government-assisted refugees arrived in our country in 2012, the second lowest number in any one year over the last three decades.

 

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The Speech from the Throne – and “Shopping for Votes”

Almost unanimously trashed in the media as “fluff,” “rhetorical,” or “instantly forgettable,” last week's Speech from the Throne marketed a range of rather limited ideas and options, with little to offer on poverty eradication, ecological justice, and protection of refugee rights.

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Striving Toward Faith and Justice: 50th Anniversary Reflection

This is the sixth reflection posted in honour of CPJ's 50th anniversary. 

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Fulfilling our Collective Responsibility

This is the third in a three-part series highlighting CPJ’s recommendations for the 2014 federal budget as contained in Fulfilling our Collective Responsibility. This week, we discuss the injustice facing privately sponsored refugees in Canada.

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Fulfilling our Collective Responsibility

This is the second in a three-part series highlighting CPJ’s recommendations for the 2014 federal budget as contained in Fulfilling our Collective Responsibility, our annual brief to the House of Commons’ Finance Committee. This week: how the federal budget can use market mechanisms to attain the government’s promised goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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"Labour Market Trends"

July 2013
The new “Labour Market Trends” is an in-depth look at the Canadian labour market in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, and who continues to be most impacted.
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The Northern Gateway Pipeline: Why We Cling to Oil

This award-winning article looks at the values that make us see oil as a necessity, with devastating impacts on the enviroment and vulnerable peoples.

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AGM 2013: Reaching for Right Relationships: CPJ at 50

John Olthuis delivered the keynote address as CPJ's 2013 Annual General Meeting in our 50th anniversary year in Edmonton.

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Three Generations of CPJ: 50th Anniversary Reflection

This is the fifth online reflection posted in honour of CPJ's 50th anniversary.

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