- Towards a Just and Sustainable Society
2009 was an exciting year for CPJ. We launched Dignity for All: The Campaign for a Poverty-free Canada , which has already garnered thousands of supporters. We established and enhanced important partnerships through our participation in major events ...
Story - Karri - 11/22/2012 - 12:01 - 2 comments
- Senate Report Offers Valuable Contribution
[D]espite the thoughtful efforts and many promising practices of governments, the private sector, and community organizations, that are helping many Canadians, the system that is intended to lift people out of poverty is substantially broken, often ...
Story - Karri - 11/21/2012 - 11:33 - 1 comment
- The Dish on Dignity: Breaking down barriers and building understanding
What is the face of poverty where you live? Is it evident in your community and on the streets? Or perhaps it is invisible, hidden inside small apartments and at early morning breakfast programs. Maybe you are the face of poverty, stuck on the edge, str ...
Story - Karri - 02/09/2010 - 14:58 - 0 comments
- Alex Neve: Freedom from Poverty is a Human Right
Alex Neve, Secretary General Amnesty International Canada The first line of the pledge that is at the heart of the Dignity for All Campaign says it very clearly, succinctly and powerfully: I believe that freedom from poverty is a human rig ...
Blog entry - Karri - 02/25/2010 - 10:16 - 0 comments
- Poverty in Canada: Offering a Faithful Response
“We all live in God's world, we are part of Canadian society, and of our local community. Jesus calls us to be agents of transformation, to seek justice for all.” That was the message that I shared with the congregation of St. Peter’ ...
Blog entry - Karri - 02/25/2010 - 14:45 - 0 comments
- Ola! February 2010
Table of Contents [ hide ] The Dish on Dignity: Breaking down barriers and building understanding CPJ Heads to Western Canada Hear CPJ in London and Waterloo Parliament Set to Resume March 3; CPJ Budg ...
Ola! - Karri - 02/26/2010 - 13:43 - 0 comments
- Whither Decency and Generosity? Budget 2010 falls short by staying the course.
The recession has had a tremendous impact on Canadians. Job losses and a faltering safety net have added hundreds of thousands of people to the population of Canadians living in poverty. Economic stimulus and deficit spending are most certainly required ...
Page - Karri - 01/02/2013 - 11:15 - 1 comment
- Time for an Affordable Housing Act?
“It is an immense struggle to keep the kids fed and housed. We need the federal government to support more affordable housing and invest in fixing up existing housing stock.” “After my accident, I faced many barriers. I ha ...
Story - Karri - 11/22/2012 - 11:40 - 3 comments
- Charity and justice need community
Several years ago, at a Bible study at my church, I was introduced to “the two feet of social justice.” This is a framing of Christian outreach that encourages action that goes beyond direct service to “those in need.” On the one ...
Story - Karri - 05/11/2010 - 14:28 - 0 comments
- Sharing Our Justice Journey In Community
The Journey It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon when a lively group of Ottawans rambled down the highway to Hamilton. There were two priests, two young adults from a local parish and the two of us. We were among the 85 or so clergy and lay people fr ...
Story - Karri - 11/22/2012 - 11:41 - 0 comments
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