- Global Poverty Forgotten in Election 2008
Canadians prefer to see themselves as global citizens. We have a diverse population originating from many parts of the globe, and our expansive land reaches out to three seas. Canada enjoys many varied human and natural resources, and our economy is rea ...
Story - Joe - 10/03/2008 - 16:46 - 0 comments
- A visionary stimulus package
It seems there is only one sure thing in Ottawa: whichever government survives in 2009 will spend into deficit to help Canadians weather the economic downturn. During the election only seven weeks ago, every political party denounced the very intent ...
Story - Joe - 12/08/2008 - 16:38 - 2 comments
- Barack or Stephen: Who really stimulates you?
On February 19, Barack Obama flew into Ottawa for his first presidential trip outside the United States. His host, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is yearning for some of his visitor’s high approval ratings to rub off here at home. Although suc ...
Story - Joe - 02/20/2009 - 14:17 - 3 comments
- Earth Day 2009 - Going Deeper Green
Earth Day, which always falls on April 22, has become a worldwide cultural icon, described by some as “the largest secular holiday in the world.” The first Earth Day was held in the United States in 1970, after concerns about the environme ...
Story - Joe - 04/21/2009 - 11:17 - 0 comments
- "Mordor" or "emerging energy superpower"?
Published in the Catalyst , Vol. 32, No. 2 - Spring 2009 Stupid to the Last Drop: How Alberta Is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (And Doesn't Seem to Care) By William Marsden Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2007 ...
Story - Joe - 06/22/2009 - 11:31 - 0 comments
- Can Canada change the climate in Copenhagen?
Saturday, October 24 marked the International Day of Climate Action , when thousands of Canadians joined citizens in 170 countries around the globe in a show of public support for environmental action. CPJ was present in the rainy “ Fill the H ...
Story - Joe - 10/27/2009 - 16:45 - 2 comments
- A faithful, meditative, strong voice for peace
Rabble-Rouser for Peace: The authorized biography of Desmond Tutu By John Allen New York: Free Press, 2006. Reviewed by Joe Gunn Is Desmond Tutu a noisy gong, a clanging cymbal, or, as this authorized biography attests, “a ...
Story - Joe - 11/06/2009 - 15:01 - 0 comments
- Does arrival in Canada doom newcomers to poverty?
Published in the Catalyst , Vol. 32, No. 3 - Summer/Fall 2009 You shall bring out your produce…the resident aliens, the orphans, and the widows may come and eat their fill so that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work that ...
Story - Joe - 11/13/2009 - 14:57 - 0 comments
- Broken Promises – Broken Canadian Families
Canadians are just beginning to prepare themselves for the season of Christmas. The important feast has a deeper meaning than an overindulgence of food and frenzied consumerism. For Christians it is the moment when God took human form and renewed the ho ...
Story - Joe - 11/21/2012 - 11:22 - 0 comments
- CPJ Board requests reconsideration of cuts to KAIROS
The Chair of the Board of CPJ wrote to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, to request that the federal government reconsider its decision to discontinue funding for KAIROS – Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives. Funding from the Canadian Internation ...
Page - Joe - 12/14/2009 - 16:00 - 0 comments
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