ByFebruary 2, 2021
CPJ joined colleagues from a number of national churches and faith organizations in writing to Minister Lametti to express our support for Bill C-15, the “UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act.”
In the wake of US President Biden’s cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline, CPJ has joined our partners in calling on Prime Minister Trudeau to cancel the Trans Mountain Pipeline and follow-through on commitments to bring forward a just transition act.
CPJ has joined ecumenical leaders in signing on to a letter, organized by Christian Peacemaker Teams, expressing our support for the Haudenosaunee Land Defenders at 1492 Land Back Lane
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.
The merit of this Speech from the Throne will be determined by the details that follow. As the federal government irons out these details in the months ahead, here’s what CPJ will be pressing for on our key issue areas.
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…
In response to the announced federal financing for economic recovery, and the oil and gas sector in particular, CPJ joined university and non-profit sector researchers in calling on the federal government to instead invest in a transition that includes retraining fossil fuel workers.