- Does Creation cringe at our coming?
by Linda Siebenga does creation cringe at our coming does it see us at a distance with the tools to permanently scar its face with no healing balm to fix the gouges we have scraped the forests we have shaved off the mountains t ...
Story - Guest - 02/06/2009 - 17:39 - 0 comments
- Canada's Original Sin
"Canada's relationship with Aboriginal people is really the Original Sin on which this nation has been built. We won't be a healthy just nation until we have dealt with it properly. We can't have friendship between our peoples until we have justice ...
Story - Murray - 03/16/2009 - 15:40 - 0 comments
- Cooperation theme of CPJ meeting
SMITHERS – A national Christian public policy organization advocating aboriginal rights held its annual general meeting in Smithers June 6. Citizens for Public Justice featured Charles MacKay as its keynote speaker at the meeting which was att ...
Story - Guest - 03/16/2009 - 15:43 - 0 comments
- Grade 12 exams and doing justice
Who are the Nisga'a? And why should I care about Native people in British Columbia and B.C.’s referendum on treaty negotiations? I'm just 18 and have grade 12 exams to write, and graduation to think about, and mountain biking, and . . . " ...
Story - Guest - 03/16/2009 - 15:46 - 0 comments
- CPJ on Treaty referendum results
Citizens for Public Justice calls on the government of British Columbia to engage in full and fair treaty negotiations with Aboriginal people. We urge Premier Gordon Campbell to respond to the overwhelming rejection of the referendum on treaty negotiati ...
Page - CPJ - 03/16/2009 - 15:49 - 0 comments
- Response to BC referendum on Treaty Negotiations
CPJ urged Premier Gordon Campbell to engage in fair treaty negotiations with Aboriginal people , in response to 2002 provincial referendum. (Aboriginal Justice, Advocacy) ...
Page - CPJ - 03/16/2009 - 15:55 - 0 comments
- From a Public Justice perspective
It takes a minute or two to realize that the painting you’re looking at is also a hubcap. To see that there is a one-tonne iron bomb from a B-2 Spirit hovering over the head of Toronto Maple Leafs leftwinger Derek King. It looks like a halo. Inste ...
Story - Louise - 08/31/2009 - 15:09 - 0 comments
- A measure of poverty in Canada
A guide to the debate about poverty lines. Who is poor in Canada? That is a controversial question for some. According to any of the poverty measures available in Canada, poverty has been on the rise in recent years. But not everyone agrees o ...
Page - Daniela - 08/03/2011 - 13:19 - 0 comments
- 2002 oral presentation to federal finance committee
ORAL PRESENTATION to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, federal pre-budget hearings Thank you for this chance to discuss with you important policy directions for the upcoming federal budget. As we stated in our written submissio ...
Page - Daniela - 08/04/2011 - 09:53 - 0 comments
- Maternity benefits for all?
Low income women are least likely to qualify for EI. Ottawa recently floated an interesting trial balloon by suggesting that employment insurance (EI) maternity benefits be extended from one to two years. Is this evidence of a social policy rena ...
Story - CPJ - 08/04/2011 - 14:53 - 0 comments
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