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Citizens for Public Justice
A faithful voice for social justice in Canadian public policy. We focus on poverty in Canada, ecological justice, and refugee rights. Co-lead
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Citizens for Public Justice 9h
Since 2015, over 60,000 vulnerable Syrian refugees have been resettled in the country. In contrast, recently the Immigration Minister announced that over the next two years, the government will resettle a total of 750 ex-slave refugees from Libya.
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Citizens for Public Justice 10h
On average, global temperatures are on the rise. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's latest climate report found that June 2019 was the globe's hottest in the 140 years that records have been kept.
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Citizens for Public Justice 11h
Season 2 of our podcast “The Intern Exchange” is how LIVE! Listen to The Most Vulnerable - Intersectionality 101 by Citizens for Public Justice on .
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Citizens for Public Justice 11h
By becoming a CPJ member, you can join others in a community devoted to fulfilling God’s call to do justice and love our neighbour.
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Citizens for Public Justice 12h
Thousands of people took action to demand that the CBC host a leaders’ debate on climate change and a Green New Deal during October’s election.
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Citizens for Public Justice 13h
In most major Canadian cities, there are no neighbourhoods where a minimum-wage worker could comfortably afford an average-priced one-bedroom apartment, according to a new report.
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The EFC Jul 18
"Refugees are forced to flee their homes, with some leaving behind good jobs." Learn more about the FACTS & MYTHS regarding refugees and displaced peoples, in this article.
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Citizens for Public Justice 14h
Climate change has skyrocketed to the top of many lists of issues voters care about the most — particularly younger voters — and Our Time is trying to mobilize younger voters to be enough of a force that the parties have to listen to them.
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 18
Season 2 of our podcast The Intern Exchange goes live tomorrow! Catch up on Season 1 here:
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 18
Another fly-in First Nation in Ontario has declared a state of emergency over of its water quality.
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 18
Thank you to everyone who signed up for our event, we are now SOLD OUT! There is a waitlist available on Eventbrite for those who wish to be contacted in case of cancellations. Otherwise stay tuned for details on how you can watch the event livestream!!
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 18
If you earn minimum wage and live in Vancouver, you would need to work 112 hours a week to afford a decent two-bedroom apartment, a new study says.
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 18
The 2019 federal election will present a fresh opportunity for people across Canada to shape the kind of country we want to be. To learn how citizens can work together in , order our Election bulletin today!
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 18
Refugee lawyers have denounced move, calling it a 'horrific' reduction that will hurt those already vulnerable.
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 18
New climate-tracking data released on Monday from NASA show last month was the hottest June ever recorded globally — and some climate analysts are predicting July could be on the way to breaking some records of its own.
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 17
When we address our single-use plastic gluttony, we address our consumption habits as a whole.
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 17
For the first time in years, climate change is shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall.
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 17
A new report from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) says the federal government must commit to much more ambitious targets to protect the country's land and water if it's to have a chance of staving off a "nature emergency."
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 17
Nominations for federal elections are strikingly uncompetitive and opaque, according to a new study, which says that has profound consequences for Canadian democracy.
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Citizens for Public Justice Jul 16
A helpful commentary from on the new report on women human rights defenders by the Canadian Subcommittee of Human Rights.
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