Summer 2020 – Vol. 43, No. 2
By Willard Metzger
The future to which we return must look different from the past. Not just in defending against an infectious virus, but also in resisting a society marred with poverty and ecological devastation.
By Leila Sarangi, Leila Edwards, and Natalie Appleyard
We need to better understand who is most affected by COVID-19 and who has the decision-making power. This requires an intersectional gender-based analysis.
By Stephen Kaduuli
This year, on World Refugee Day, CPJ published Continuing Welcome, a progress report on the impact of refuge rights advocacy efforts since 2017.
By Karri Munn-Venn
The federal government has pledged to introduce legislation for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. As we recover from COVID-19, we must determine how that will be achieved.
By Deborah Mebude
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government should take note of the fundamental role that foreign workers, including refugees, play in our food and health care systems.
By Beth Lorimer
This national-level initiative is open to all faith communities and faith-based organizations who wish to take meaningful action for climate justice in the next decade.
By Bernadette Arthur
Our churches have largely refused to interrogate how they have participated and been complicit in discriminatory practices that marginalize and oppress racialized members of the body of Christ.
- The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power By Desmond Cole (Reviewed by Leila Edwards)
- From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way By Jesse Thistle (Reviewed by Mike Bulthuis)
- Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot By Mikki Kendall (Reviewed by Natalie Appleyard)
- The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well- Being By Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett (Reviewed by Willard Metzger)
- Bootstraps Need Boots: One Tory’s Lonely Fight to End Poverty in Canada By Hugh Segal (Reviewed by Chloe Halpenny)
- The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell You By Dina Nayeri (Reviewed by Andriata Chironda)
- Refugees & Forced Migration: The Canadian Perspective: An A-Z Guide By Catherine Baillie Abidi and Shiva Nourpanah (Reviewed by Stephen Kaduuli)
- Refugee Countdown: A Canadian-American Partnership to Resettle a Syrian Family By Bob Cowin (Reviewed by Erin Pease
- No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference By Greta Thunberg (Reviewed by Keira Kang)
- On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal By Naomi Klein (Reviewed by Karri Munn-Venn)
- Wild Hope: Stories for Lent from the Vanishing By Gayle Boss (Reviewed by Leona Lortie)