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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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Willard Metzger

CPJ board welcomes new Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON: January 9, 2019 – The Board of Directors of Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) is pleased to announce the hiring of Willard Metzger as Executive Director. “As chair of CPJ’s Board of Directors, I was privileged to be part of our five-person Hiring Committee. The committee’s decision was difficult, but eventually, it became...

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On International #MigrantsDay, let’s keep welcoming refugees

This Dec. 18 we acknowledge International Migrants Day and reaffirm CPJ’s commitment to standing up for the rights of refugees. With over 258 million migrants and 68.5 million forcibly displaced people across the globe, it is essential that challenges facing migrants be resolved through international cooperation. The recent adoption of the UN’s Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and...

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Internship opportunities with CPJ

Engaging youth is a key component of CPJ’s work. As part of this, CPJ offers various internship opportunities. All of CPJ’s internship opportunities strive to provide occasions for young people to directly experience the life of a public policy organization. This means engaging in the work of CPJ, but also as much as possible the...

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