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CPJ calls on PM Trudeau to Invest in Workers

As Canada navigates the tremendous challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, CPJ believes that investments in a just transition are more important than ever.

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Canada Should Maintain Commitment to Refugee Rights Amid COVID-19: CPJ

We should remain committed to our obligation to protect the rights of refugees and other vulnerable people. Turning asylum seekers away at borders is counter to those rights and our international obligations. 

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Labour, Civil Society Groups Call for Climate Budget

CPJ joined representatives ​from labour, social justice, Indigenous, faith and environmental organizations today to call on the Government of Canada to greatly increase ​the funds and programs needed to build a sustainable economy and drastically cut emissions.

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Public Justice Internship 2020-2021

Each year, CPJ’s Public Justice Internship Program provides one recent university graduate with the opportunity to explore the meaning of public justice.

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Christians mark Lent by “Giving it up for the Earth”

People of faith across Canada commit to reduce their personal emissions and call for accelerated climate action.

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Canada’s New Poverty Measure Falls Short

Revisions to the MBM bring welcome improvements, but measure still falls short

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Letter to Minister Morneau: Put Pharmacare in Budget 2020

CPJ has co-signed a letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau, asking for the necessary commitments for pharmacare in this year’s federal budget.

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Statement of Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en

Citizens for Public Justice stands in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation hereditary chiefs and land defenders, who are being removed from their sovereign territory by the RCMP and the settler government of Canada.

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CPJ’s New Year’s Resolution for Climate Justice

As people of faith, we are called to love, and advocate for, all of God’s glorious creation.

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The 2010s: A Decade of Growth and Focus

As the decade draws to a close, CPJ reflects on 10 years of faithful advocacy on poverty eradication, ecological justice, and refugee rights.

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Climate Mandate Letter to PM Trudeau

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°.

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CPJ seeks hope, unity after divisive 2019 election

CPJ believes that there is a special role for faith communities in the task of helping to build unity.

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