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Parliament of Canada

CPJ is called to the nation’s capital

Read CPJ’s press release here.

On July 1, 2007, CPJ will open the doors of its new national office in Ottawa, and the Toronto office will close soon after.

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Convocation address: hope-filled advocacy

Address delivered by Gerald Vandezande at a reception the day he was awarded a honorary doctorate from the Institute of Christian Studies, on Oct. 20, 2006.

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Gerald Vandezande awarded the honorary Doctor of Letters

At a special convocation on October 20, 2006, the Institute for Christian Studies (ICS) honoured Mr. Gerald Vandezande by awarding him the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters.

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Time for a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy

Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations
September 2006
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Citizens for Public Justice’s call for a national poverty reduction strategy is rooted in our commitment to the biblical call to do justice. It is also based on our understanding of public justice and the responsibilities of active citizenship.

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A warrior call for spiritual transformation

Jan Wesselius reviews Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom by Taiaiake Alfred.

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Honourary doctorate for Gerald Vandezande

On October 20, the Institute for Christian Studies will award retired CPJ staff Gerald Vandezande an honourary Doctor of Letters.

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Parliament of Canada

Abraham: from alien to citizen

In responding to God’s call, Abraham must become a life-long stranger.

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Poem: Dance to the Music of Prophets Mending the World

Dance to the Music of Prophets Mending the World by Linda Siebenga, Blackfalds, Alberta.

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Artwork: We Live As One To Love As One

Artwork for the 40th Anniversary of Citizens for Public Justice and the Public Justice Resource Centre by Matth Cupido, artist living in Canning, Nova Scotia

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Parliament of Canada

Revealing the Face of Hunger

A 40th Anniversary Reflection by Marilyn Gunn, Executive Director of Calgary Community Kitchen Program

Calgary, May 27, 2004.

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Parliament of Canada

Stories from the North; Lessons for the South

Rene Fumoleau, poet, story teller and long-time priest to the Dene in the Northwest Territories tells wonderful stories that give pause for thought. A 40th anniversary reflection, Vancouver, 2004.

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Parliament of Canada

The Struggle For Hope

Rev. Susan Eagle, London City Councillor and United Church Minister

London, April 23, 2004.

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