Karri Munn-Venn

Karri Munn-Venn is CPJ's senior policy analyst.

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Open Letter from Faith Communities on Bill C-12, The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act

In collaboration with our colleague organizations in For the Love of Creation, CPJ submitted an open letter to Minister Jonathan Wilkinson urging him to strengthen the climate accountability legislation without delay.

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Hope and Love and Climate Justice

After the year that has been, perhaps the most poignant element of the Christmas message is hope.

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The Pandemic Invites Us to Simplicity and Solidarity

The brokenness of our societal structures and our economic systems mean that for many this is a time of tremendous hardship, insecurity, and loss. We need to continue to come together to work to right these wrongs.

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How to Green Your Church

Church greening is a great place to start to love creation better. But the warming of the planet is occurring at a scale that necessitates far-reaching, society- and economy-wide adjustments.

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Throne Speech recovery plan must be just, green and intersectional

As we recover from COVID-19, we need our leaders to decisively chart a course that addresses the health crisis, prejudice and inequity, and the climate crisis.

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Faith Communities Write to Minister Freeland Ahead of the Throne Speech

In advance of the September 2020 Throne Speech, and to mark the Season of Creation (September 1 – October 4), For the Love of Creation issued an open letter to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland. Recognizing that important policy and budgetary decisions are currently being made, the letter echoes our e-petition in calling on the Government of Canada to: Commit…

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Recovering to Net Zero Emissions

The federal government has pledged to introduce legislation for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. As we recover from COVID-19, we must determine how that will be achieved.

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Book Review: On Fire

In this collection of a decade’s worth of essays and presentations, Klein expresses grief, fear, and a deep well of hopefulness as she reflects on pivotal moments in the push for climate justice.

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Together, for the Common Good

Canada is at a crossroads. After a divisive federal election, the climate crisis is one among many significant issues that need to be addressed. Our governments, at all levels, clearly have important roles to play. So too do we, as citizens and as people of faith.

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Custodians of Creation

CPJ staff and their families joined the Ottawa march, while CPJ members turned out at events in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Waterloo and Halifax.

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A Prayer for the Care of Creation

September 1 is the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. It also marks the beginning of the Season of Creation (September 1 to October 4), a period during which Christians around the world celebrate creation through prayer, action, and advocacy.

To mark this day, and this season, CPJ offers this prayer for the care of creation.

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A Real and Urgent Crisis

It is in the context of this emergency that Citizens for Public Justice is contributing to the Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)’s assessment of fossil fuel subsidies.

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