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Canada at COP23: Moving from rhetoric to leadership

Policy Options

With Fiji as the president and official host of COP23, this is the first time that a low-lying small-island state has led the UN climate talks. Yet despite the urgent calls for action from nations vulnerable to climate-induced extinction, many world leaders, and certainly the global media, have turned a blind eye.

The Canadian government would like us to think that it is doing all it can to meet its Paris Accord commitments. But a closer look reveals that there are a few key shortfalls to overcome.

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We Need Refugees

By Danielle Steenwyk-Rowaan

We are called to welcome the stranger, because we need them. I need them, in a deep and sometimes mysterious way. This subversive biblical teaching, along with the call to welcome because we have been welcomed, breaks down the charity mindset and the delusion of self-sufficiency.

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Anglican bishop speaks out for ‘rights-based’ National Housing Strategy

Anglican Journal

An Anglican bishop, along with a coalition of leading anti-poverty and housing advocates, has urged the federal government to adopt a “rights-based” approach in its upcoming National Housing Strategy and poverty reduction strategies.

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