- Freedom of Simplicity
Published in the Catalyst , Vol. 32, No. 2 - Spring 2009 Freedom of Simplicity: Finding Harmony in a Complex World Richard J. Foster New York: HarperOne, 1981. Revised and updated 2005 Reviewed by Karri Munn-Venn I’ve ...
Story - Karri - 06/22/2009 - 10:34 - 2 comments
- Dignity for All? Canada Reneges on Human Rights Commitments
In 2006, the UN’s Human Rights Council was mandated to "undertake a universal periodic review … of the fulfillment by each State of its human rights obligations and commitments.” Canada has been under review this year and d ...
Story - Karri - 06/23/2009 - 11:10 - 0 comments
- Dignity and Human Rights: Eliminating Poverty in Canada
Now is the time to end poverty in Canada! In response to the question: what is the federal government's role in addressing poverty? CPJ made a presentation to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...
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- For this, we ask forgiveness
I recently received a request from the Minister at my church to do a reading on Sunday morning. The request in itself was not unusual. It must be noted, however, that the theme of the sermon was “Healing and Reconciliation” and that 2009 mar ...
Blog entry - Karri - 01/02/2013 - 11:21 - 0 comments
- Karri goes to camp
It’s summer. For a lot of people, summer is about relaxation; it is about new adventures and it is about fun. Earlier this week, my five-year-old described his first day at day camp as “one of the best days in my world.” On day two ...
Blog entry - Karri - 07/17/2009 - 12:41 - 1 comment
- Camp Delivers Highlights of Summer
Labour Day has come and gone. The kids are back in school. And while the weather is still bright and warm, summer is officially over. As I look back over the last couple of months, my experiences at camp once again delivered the highlights of summer. ...
Blog entry - Karri - 11/28/2012 - 12:07 - 1 comment
- CPJ Welcomes New Interns!
CPJ has been a busy place these last few weeks as we’ve all settled back in after the summer and also welcomed several new faces among us. Many of our regular blog readers will have already noticed several great posts by our new policy intern ...
Blog entry - Karri - 01/02/2013 - 10:22 - 2 comments
- Happy or Rich? Alternatives to the dominant growth model
In his 1998 address to CPJ’s Annual Membership Meeting, former Director of Public Affairs Gerald Vandezande spoke about the tremendous shortcomings of the current market system in a way that would resonate with many in the social development commu ...
Story - Karri - 11/21/2012 - 11:18 - 1 comment
- Stand Up to End Poverty
October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. From October 16 to 18, we will join millions of people around the world from Bangalore to Vancouver – and many places in between – in “standing up” to draw atten ...
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- End Exclusion 2009
People with disabilities are twice as likely to experience exclusion, poverty and isolation as other Canadians. In 2007, the disability community came together to develop “A National Action Plan on Disability,” a document that outlines the i ...
Blog entry - Karri - 10/22/2009 - 10:01 - 0 comments
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