- Election 2008: A Public Justice Vision for Canada
There is less than a week to go before the federal election. Party leaders and candidates continue to campaign diligently in an effort to attract voters on election day. Over the last five weeks, many issues of public concern have been discussed in the ...
Page - Mariel - 05/31/2010 - 15:53 - 0 comments
- Election 2008: Regional Perspectives on National Issues
Over the last five weeks of the 2008 election campaign, many pressing issues have been discussed and debated at the national level. However, it is important to remember that Canada is a large country with a diverse economy, population and culture, and r ...
Page - Mariel - 10/08/2008 - 15:55 - 0 comments
- Building Public Justice Communities
As CPJ’s new website is launched, I’m excited to see the response we will receive from our members and supporters as you take advantage of the new opportunities to learn about, discuss and debate issues of public justice with people all acro ...
Blog entry - Mariel - 12/17/2008 - 16:47 - 1 comment
- Reflections on Election 2008 from a CPJ Intern
As CPJ’s new policy intern, it has been fascinating experience to have had an election campaign held during the first two months of my internship. Over the last six weeks, we have sent election Ola!s out on a weekly basis, written articles on a va ...
Blog entry - Mariel - 01/02/2013 - 10:02 - 0 comments
- Stop the Growing Gap: the Injustice of Income Inequality in Canada
In this week’s web feature, Jordan Stellingwerff asks the question: how can we measure poverty in Canada? Reading his feature made me think more closely about the perceptions that exist about poverty in Canada. While there is no standard method to ...
Blog entry - Mariel - 01/02/2013 - 10:03 - 0 comments
- Faith and Diversity in the Public Realm: An Ongoing Dialogue
In 1991, the Ontario government began to permit the use of faith-based courts by members of religious groups to resolve civil disputes. While they initially did not create any public controversy, faith-based arbitration came under scrutiny in 2004 when ...
Story - Mariel - 11/21/2012 - 10:36 - 1 comment
- Event Update: CPJ Hosts Lecture on Faith and Diversity
On Tuesday October 28th, CPJ hosted a highly successful event that featured a lecture by Dr. Jonathan Chaplin at the Institute for Christian Studies (ICS) in Toronto. Jonathan, who is both a former CPJ board member and a former professor at the I ...
Blog entry - Mariel - 12/17/2008 - 16:47 - 0 comments
- Harper, Obama and Climate Change: A Tale of Two Elections
The election of Barack Obama as President of the United States last Tuesday was a historical event, and has in many ways ushered in a new era in American politics. Tuesday also marked the beginning of a new political relationship between Canada and our ...
Blog entry - Mariel - 11/26/2012 - 09:38 - 0 comments
- Reflections on Life as a CPJ Intern
Having begun my internship almost ten weeks ago, I thought it would be a good time to take a little break from my daily activities of policy research on public justice issues to reflect on my experience as a CPJ intern so far. It’s been a busy ...
Blog entry - Mariel - 12/17/2008 - 16:46 - 0 comments
- Social Programs as Illness Prevention
Today, the Globe and Mail reported on a recent study that revealed health care spending in Canada this year was estimated to reach its highest level ever. With rising costs and tough economic times still ahead, the article questions how much Canadia ...
Blog entry - Mariel - 01/02/2013 - 10:01 - 0 comments
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