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Citizens for Public Justice
An ecumenical voice for social and environmental justice in Canadian public policy. We focus on poverty in Canada, ecological justice, and refugee rights.
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Citizens for Public Justice 11h
"We commit as faith leaders to play our part to honestly and directly name our crisis, to raise awareness of its urgency, and to encourage transformation actions." (Peter Noteboom )
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Citizens for Public Justice 12h
'A refugee is a refugee': Asylum changes threaten Canada's 'gold standard' system.
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Citizens for Public Justice 14h
Refugee advocates and legal experts have raised the alarm at a proposed change to Canada's asylum system, saying the government's plan would curb refugee rights and have a "chilling effect."
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KAIROS Canada 14h
2019 highlights: The overlap of Holy Week/Easter Monday with Earth day is significant and has inspired this collaboration with , . The video highlights the need for urgent action by Canadians on .
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Citizens for Public Justice 15h
On 2019, Christian leaders from across Canada joined together to issue a call to climate action. Their message: the global climate crisis has reached a critical stage and requires an urgent moral and spiritual response.
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Citizens for Public Justice 16h
"What if Christians were willing to collaborate with others? What if people could see through our priorities and pursuits a shared vision for a world in which all people and all creation can flourish in peace, justice, and unity?"
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Cdn Council Churches Apr 19
Please share this new video from Canada's faith leaders. The and it's members recognize that the global climate crisis requires an urgent moral and spiritual response.
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KAIROS Canada Apr 22
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Citizens for Public Justice 17h
Faith groups unite to celebrate Earth Day and speak out for the planet.
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Citizens for Public Justice Apr 22
Released April 22, 2019, a day marking both Earth Day and Easter Monday, the video highlights the need for urgent action in the name of the One who brings peace and right relations to all of creation.
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Christians Together Waterloo Region Apr 22
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Citizens for Public Justice Apr 22
"What if Christians were willing to collaborate with others? What if people could see through our priorities and pursuits a shared vision for a world in which all people and all creation can flourish in peace, justice, and unity?"
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Citizens for Public Justice Apr 22
“We cannot be bystanders & watch as the Earth simply fades away. We have a God-given responsibility to pray and act now in favour of the protection of the Earth.” (Fr. Anthony Mourad, Coptic Orthodox Church)
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KAIROS Canada Apr 22
In honour of 2019, KAIROS has created an infographic that shows the most impactful lifestyle changes individuals can make to reduce their .
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Citizens for Public Justice Apr 22
Created by , , CPJ, the video collaboration highlights the need for urgent action by Canadians – and the Canadian government – on climate change.
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Citizens for Public Justice Apr 22
“We grieve the destruction of the biosphere - of air, soil, and water. We also grieve the displacement of people due to loss of arable land; migration of environmental refugees; the extinction of species.” (Angela Orellana Schwalm, Archdiocese of Toronto)
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Citizens for Public Justice Apr 22
"Change takes both well-placed individuals with influence and a mass of ordinary citizens willing to keep those in power accountable. It takes researchers, people with lived and learned expertise, and policymakers."
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FaithCommonGood Apr 22
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Justice@UCC Apr 22
April 22, 2019: What will you do ? Moderator Richard Bott & Rev. Maggie Dieter together with Canadian faith leaders issue urgent plea for climate action.
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MCC Ottawa Apr 22
On Earth Day [April 22] 2019, Christians leaders from across Canada have come together to issue an urgent call to climate action.
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