- The path of public justice
How do we move Canada towards the kind of society we want? One where no child goes hungry ... where care for the Earth becomes a way of life ... where refugees are treated fairly ... where Aboriginal people can rise up from their marginalized status. ...
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We are a faithful response to God’s call for love, justice and stewardship. We envision a world in which individuals, communities, societal institutions and governments all contribute to and benefit from the common good. ...
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- CPJ's contribution to public life
CPJ's uniqueness is characterized by its ability to play a vital role in the debate around the fundamental direction of our society. Our contribution includes not simply developing and promoting policy alternatives, but more specifically doing so in the ...
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- Who wants to be an environmentalist?
A sure sign of spring when I was a child was the reappearance of old Rosie, upright on her bicycle as she pedaled slowly around town. It wasn’t her real name of course – we didn’t know that – but her entire look was red: clothe ...
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- Resolve needed to meet Kyoto target
There have been two great opportunities recently for the Liberals to roll out details of how Canada will meet the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target it committed to in signing the Kyoto protocol on climate change. The first was on February ...
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- 10 reasons why safe third country is a bad deal
The "safe third country" agreement went into effect between Canada and the United States on December 29, 2004. It immediately affected how many asylum-seekers found a way into Canada to claim refugee status. In February 2005, the Canadian Coun ...
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- Delays in family reunification
CPJ's brief to the Commons Committee on Citizenship and Immigration spotlights need to reunite families. (Refugees and Newcomers) ...
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- Public policy advocacy – a Christian calling
“We are called to be thermostats that transform and regulate the temperature of society, not thermometers that merely record or register the temperature of majority opinion...”(Martin Luther King) Proverbs 31:8-9 – Speak up for tho ...
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- Advocacy as public policy dialogue
Excerpts from Participating in Federal Public Policy: A Guide for the Voluntary Sector Capacity Joint Table of the Voluntary Sector Initiative, published in October, 2003. Public Policy is a set of interrelated decisions, taken by public authori ...
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- The story of the Getting Landed Project
Eliminating Limbo for Refugees A Public Awareness and Advocacy Strategy Introduction The “Getting Landed Project” was launched in 1999 in response to the undue delays that refugees and immigrants face in obtaining landed imm ...
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