the Catalyst

Poverty in Canada. Environmental Justice. Refugee Rights.

These are just a few of the justice issues covered in the Catalyst. Each edition is filled with articles, reflections, and updates on social justice work happening in Ottawa and across Canada. The Catalyst is a critical resource for justice-oriented Christians looking to be informed and take action.

The Catalyst regularly wins awards from the Canadian Church Press.

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the Catalyst, Summer 2020

The Summer 2020 edition the Catalyst includes a series of articles outlining the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on refugees and migrants, women, and racialized communities as well as Canada’s work towards climate justice. It also features our annual series of summer book reviews.

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the Catalyst, Spring 2020

The Spring 2020 edition of the Catalyst includes analysis on climate migrants, an inclusive just transition, and discipleship in the midst of the climate crisis.

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the Catalyst, Winter 2019

The Winter 2019 edition of the Catalyst includes a series of articles from CPJ with a more in-depth look at the results of the 2019 federal election and where we go from here.

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2019 Federal Election

CPJ’s 2019 federal election bulletin features analysis and questions for candidates on four major policy areas: democratic reform, poverty in Canada, climate justice, and refugee rights.

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the Catalyst, Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 edition of the Catalyst includes articles on CPJ’s forthcoming report “The Most Vulnerable,” the 10th anniversary of Dignity for All, the shift to a clean economy, democratic reform, book reviews, and more!

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the Catalyst, Winter 2018

The Winter 2018 edition of the Catalyst includes updates on our fall Chew on This! campaign and the newly released national poverty reduction strategy as well as articles on the latest UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, and the effects of public discourse on refugees in Canada.

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the Catalyst, Summer 2018

the Catalyst, Summer 2018

The Summer 2018 edition of the Catalyst features articles on a just transition to a low-carbon economy, recommendations for Canada’s forthcoming national anti-poverty plan, and a look at how carbon pricing can serve to reduce poverty.

It also features our annual series of summer book reviews!

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the Catalyst, Spring 2018

the Catalyst, Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 edition of the Catalyst features articles on our Give it up for the Earth! campaign, our latest series of infographics on poverty in Canada, and information on a new book from CPJ!

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the Catalyst, Winter 2017

the Catalyst, Winter 2017

The Winter 2017 edition of the Catalyst includes updates on our fall Chew on This! campaign as well as articles on the UN climate conference (COP23), tax reform, and the Safe Third Country Agreement.

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the Catalyst, Summer 2017

The Summer 2017 edition of the Catalyst highlights CPJ’s latest report on refugee sponsorship and a look beyond stewardship towards creation care. It also features our annual series of summer book reviews!

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