Having grown up in Edmonton/Treaty 6 territory Gabrielle is passionate about contributing to local communities that are founded on the principles of climate and social justice. She has worked as an educator in many capacities and seeks to provide young people with opportunities to work for personal and social transformation. This summer, Gabrielle served as CPJ's Local Edmonton Organizer.

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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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Let’s help newcomers find work in Canada

Canada must improve its current labor market integration policies for newcomers in order to maintain its reputation as a welcoming multicultural country. 

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Canada has a moral obligation to accept climate migrants

Despite our small population, Canada has had an outsized impact on the climate crisis. Now we have a moral imperative to welcome those displaced by climate change.

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Video: How the climate crisis impacts food security

This infographic video explores how our changing climate adversely impacts food security around the world.

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Letter to Minister Mendicino: Improve Refugee Integration

CPJ and the CRC for Public Dialogue called on the IRCC minister to address several lingering concerns that would help refugees to fully integrate into Canadian society for the good of all.

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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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StatsCan looking to redefine poverty line

CPJ’s Natalie Appleyard spoke to Global News about StatsCan’s forthcoming updates to Canada’s measure of poverty.

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Show Love to the Stranger this Christmas

As Christmas approaches and we mull over its holy significance, it is important to remember that there are 71 million displaced persons of whom 26 million are refugees.

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Loving our Neighbours and COP25

This week, I have heard pastors and church leaders from small island developing countries share as they navigate theologically through a world of rapidly changing climate.

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What does an inclusive just transition look like?

For many, a just transition is a way forward, but some of our thinking has left out the most marginalized voices in Canadian society.

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The story behind the world’s first private refugee sponsorship program

Canadian churches have played important roles in the successive refugee crises of the post-war period.

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