An Intersectional Approach to Refugee Policy & Advocacy
A new book from
Citizens for Public Justice!
2019 Pre-Budget Brief
A series of infographics showing how people struggle to make ends meet.
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Poverty in Canada is a crisis that needs to be prioritized. The fact that we do not see it this way betrays some of our deeply held beliefs about who is poor, why people are poor, and what (if any) are the responsibilities of governments and citizens to do something about it.
Canada is at a crossroads. After a divisive federal election, the climate crisis is one among many significant issues that need to be addressed. Our governments, at all levels, clearly have important roles to play. So too do we, as citizens and as people of faith.
When it comes to refugee rights, we need a government that is transparent, that listens and cares, and that is cooperative with other parties.
Today, CPJ joined Climate Action Network Canada and 29 other organizations from across Canada in writing to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. As he prepares to form a new cabinet, we called on him to put in places mechanisms to meet stronger climate targets that would limit warming to 1.5°.