Month: June 2017

Towards Reconciliation and Climate Justice

Towards Reconciliation and Climate Justice

There are many things Canada needs to do in order to truly move forward in reconciliation, but one vital piece is acknowledging the right and connection to land.

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McKenna receives Give it up for the Earth! postcards

McKenna receives Give it up for the Earth! postcards

On Friday, June 16, CPJ delivered close to 2,000 Give it up for the Earth! postcards to an enthusiastic and visibly moved Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.

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Increase Legal Aid Funding for Refugees

Letter: Increase Legal Aid Funding for Refugees

June 2017

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Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) joins the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) to call on the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, to increase legal aid funding for refugee claimants and migrants. In a letter addressed to the Minister, CPJ noted that recently...

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Flourishing Together

Flourishing Together

A Public Justice Approach to the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy

Submission to Employment and Social Development for Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultations

June 2017

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CPJ is very pleased to see that the federal government is moving forward in the development of a Canadian...

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An Army of Problem Solvers

AGM 2017: Reconciliation Needs Problem Solvers

At CPJ’s Annual General Meeting in Winnipeg, Shaun Loney delivered a keynote address on the real essence of reconciliation in Canadian society. Loney’s book, An Army of Problem Solvers, provides deep insights into the connections between reconciliation and economic prosperity in Indigenous communities.

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HUMA poverty report reflects many DfA recommendations

HUMA poverty report reflects many DfA recommendations

Committee calls for improved supports for vulnerable communities and a national poverty measure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, ON: June 1, 2017 — The HUMA Parliamentary Committee has released a report on its recent study on poverty reduction strategies. The report, Breaking the Cycle: A Study on Poverty Reduction, summarizes what the committee heard its...

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