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CPJ Denounces Islamophobia and Violence in Quebec City

CPJ expresses solidarity with Muslim community in the wake of shooting 

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Ottawa, ON: January 30, 2017 
— Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) expressed solidarity with the Muslim community of Quebec City in the wake of the shooting at the Islamic Cultural Centre last night. 

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Pipeline approval dashes hopes for climate leadership

Citizens for Public Justice fears that even the most ambitious climate action plan is now unlikely to overcome damage caused by pipelines.

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Ottawa, ON: November 29, 2016 — CPJ is deeply saddened by the federal government’s approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline and Line 3 replacement project today. Prime Minister Trudeau’s failure to recognize the climate impacts of these massive projects flies in the face of Canada’s claims to climate leadership.

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Cement Manufacturing

Infographic: What is a tonne of greenhouse gas emissions?

Understanding GHG emissions can be challenging. We cannot actually see them accumulate. And they come from a variety of sources. It doesn’t help either that we usually talk about these emissions in big units which are hard to wrap our heads around. One megaton is a million tonnes.

So, to make it easier to understand we can ask: what Canadian sources are equivalent to one tonne of GHGs? How does it translate to the real world, and how do these sources contribute to overall emissions?

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the Catalyst, Summer 2016

the Catalyst, Summer 2016

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Social Justice Way of the Cross; Good Friday

Social Justice Way of the Cross: Good Friday

Jesus Dies and Is Risen Jesus shows us that even in death, sorrow, and struggle, we can know life, mercy, and hope. The reality of poverty beats down the spirit and isolates people from each other. We know this pain is a daily reality in Canada for so many – the child who goes to…

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CPJ supports ending audits of charities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON: January 20, 2016 – For years, Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) has called for fairness and appropriate prioritization in the Canada Revenue Agency’s activities. Today, we welcome the government’s announcement to take clear steps in the direction by ending the CRA’s political activities audit program. Many Canadians support the work of…

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CPJ’s Advocacy Toolkit

Useful information on different methods of advocacy. Read more

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