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Report on climate change impacts in Canada demands urgent action

Report on climate change impacts in Canada demands urgent action.

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In Review – Spring 2019

CPJ On the Hill In November and December, CPJ attended the House of Commons’ All Party Anti-Poverty Caucus (APAPC) meetings on the topics of child poverty and poverty among newcomers in Canada. In December, CPJ’s joint travel loan petition was presented in the House of Commons by NDP MP Jenny Kwan. The petition, was created...

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Press Release: Pre-election Budget postpones needed policy changes

Budget 2019 presents important aspirations but lacks prompt implementation  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Ottawa, ON: March 19, 2019 — While Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) notes that Budget 2019 contains many important policy pitches, delayed spending timelines mean that many pressing issues will not receive needed action.  With its emphasis on gender equality, deepening efforts towards reconciliation, and notable shifts towards a cleaner economy, the budget...

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Budget 2019 presents big ideas but lacks action

Budget 2019 presents important aspirations but lacks prompt implementation  With their last federal Budget ahead of the 2019 election, the Federal government has laid out some important policy pitches. Yet delayed timelines mean pressing issues will not receive needed action.  If this budget had been released in 2016, it would have represented some huge steps forward. With its emphasis on gender equality, deepening efforts towards reconciliation, and notable shifts...

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Join CPJ’s Board

Citizens for Public Justice is no longer accepting nominations to our Board of Directors. 

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Public Justice Internship

We are no longer accepting applications for CPJ’s 2019-2020 Public Justice Internship Program. Please check back here in February 2020.

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