ByJune 19, 2020
Today, CPJ has published Continuing Welcome, a report that analyses the gaps in Canada’s private refugee sponsorship program.
CPJ is prepared to speak to the media about a number of issues pertaining to our areas of work and organization.
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Today, Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) released its recommendations for a just recovery from COVID-19 in Canada. These recommendations are aligned with the Principles of a Just Recovery, drafted by a coalition of over 150 Canadian organizations from various sectors and regions across the country.
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.
CPJ joined representatives from labour, social justice, Indigenous, faith and environmental organizations today to call on the Government of Canada to greatly increase the funds and programs needed to build a sustainable economy and drastically cut emissions.
Canada’s largest anti-poverty campaign joins the worldwide movement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
Ahead of the 2019 federal election, Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) will be hosting a series of free, non-partisan events across Canada aimed at equipping voters to engage in the political process in a meaningful way.
For the past decade, Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) and the Dignity for All campaign have called for a national anti-poverty strategy for Canada that is comprehensive, rights-based, legislated and fully funded.