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Public Justice Internship 2020-2021

CPJ is no longer accepting applications for our Public Justice Internship Program. Please check back here in February/March 2021.

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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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CPJ Brings Fall Election Tour to 12 Cities Across Canada

During the 2019 federal election campaign, CPJ hosted events to discuss key issues in this facing Canada including domestic poverty, climate change, and refugee rights.  

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In Review – Winter 2019

This fall, CPJ has participated in the climate strikes, brought on several new interns and staff, and launched a new podcast!

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Thousands take to streets to call for a poverty-free Canada

Canada’s largest anti-poverty campaign joins the worldwide movement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

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