Brad Wassink

Monica Tang is a policy advisor and student at Regent College.

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Statement for Refugee Rights Day 2020

COVID-19 has put the whole world in extraordinary circumstances. CPJ believes that we should maintain our commitment to the common good of protecting the rights of refugees and other vulnerable people.

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Canada’s ‘Immigration Holding Centres’ Could Be a Dangerous Hot Spot During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Stephen Kaduuli, a refugee rights analyst with CPJ, said that detainees “feel like sitting ducks.”

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When Justice and Faith Meet

Can we recognize the voice of Jesus in the young adult lament that is yearning for more active justice-seeking within their faith expression?

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Lent and Discipleship in the Era of Climate Crisis

Personal actions matter because they help build discipline and habits. But it’s important to pair personal lifestyle changes and acts of discipleship with bold action in public life.

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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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CPJ Joins the Call for Aid for Canadian Charities

The COVID-19 crisis and the resulting economic fallout is threatening to quickly destroy Canada’s charitable sector.

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CPJ calls on PM Trudeau to Invest in Workers

As Canada navigates the tremendous challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, CPJ believes that investments in a just transition are more important than ever.

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Canada Should Maintain Commitment to Refugee Rights Amid COVID-19: CPJ

We should remain committed to our obligation to protect the rights of refugees and other vulnerable people. Turning asylum seekers away at borders is counter to those rights and our international obligations. 

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A Pandemic Calls Us to Work Together

A pandemic requires people to take personal responsibilities. But it should not cause us to abandon our commitment to the common good.

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Alternative Federal Budget 2020

New Decade, New Deal The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released the 2020 Alternative Federal Budget at highly volatile moment for Canada and the world. The combination of COVID-19, a global oil sell-off, and the collapse of world financial markets threatens not only public health and safety, but also the stability of our economy,…

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A Public Justice House of Our Own

The dream of our own house is now a reality thanks to so many supporters and donors who have made it all possible.

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Trudeau Urged Not to ‘Prop Up Rich Corporations’ in Upcoming Federal Budget

Speaking on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, representatives from Indigenous, labour, social justice and other organizations said now was not the time for Canada to shy away from tackling the climate emergency. Instead, Ottawa should move forward with ending fossil fuel subsidies, strengthening carbon pricing, raising taxes on top earners and directing the windfall into retraining…

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