Amy Brierley

Amy Brierley is Coordinator of the Martha Justice Ministry with the Sisters of St. Martha, Antigonish.

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This Pandemic Discriminates by Gender and Race

We need to better understand who is most affected by COVID-19 and who has the decision-making power. This requires an intersectional gender-based analysis.

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Recovering to Net Zero Emissions

The federal government has pledged to introduce legislation for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. As we recover from COVID-19, we must determine how that will be achieved.

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Justice for Immigrant Frontline Workers

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government should take note of the fundamental role that foreign workers, including refugees, play in our food and health care systems.

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What COVID-19 is Teaching Us

The future to which we return must look different from the past. Not just in defending against an infectious virus, but also in resisting a society marred with poverty and ecological devastation.

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Book Review: Bootstraps Need Boots

The book isn’t merely a rallying call for basic income, but also one against the hyper-partisan politics that impede change.

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Book Review: The Ungrateful Refugee

The book shows how storytelling is key to formal recognition as a refugee and an important step to social inclusion and acceptance in the receiving country.

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Crisis could bring spike in refugee backlog

COVID-19 has almost completely choked off the flow of refugees to Canada, which has refugee sponsors worried about the backlog building up.

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The Canadian Church Must Break Ties with White Supremacy

Our churches have largely refused to interrogate how they have participated and been complicit in discriminatory practices that marginalize and oppress racialized members of the body of Christ.

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Caring Jobs are Green Jobs

Caring professionals see the impacts of climate change first hand. Our government should invest in health care, education, and social work, to both serve the community and address climate change.

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Together for the Love of Creation

This national-level initiative is open to all faith communities and faith-based organizations who wish to take meaningful action for climate justice in the next decade.

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Book Review: Wild Hope

Boss aims spark in us the wild hope that drives the passion of those humans who take on the seemingly impossible tasks of saving animals from the brink of extinction.

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Book Review: On Fire

In this collection of a decade’s worth of essays and presentations, Klein expresses grief, fear, and a deep well of hopefulness as she reflects on pivotal moments in the push for climate justice.

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