- 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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- Public Justice for citizens, governments, and CPJ
CPJ’s principled approach to public policy is captured in the concept of public justice. Rooted in Scripture, public justice unfolds in human history as God continues with redemptive work in creation. It provides norms for decision-making, not a ...
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- Towards a guaranteed livable income
CPJ believes that an income security program, or guaranteed livable income (GLI), would ensure that everyone in Canada has access to the basic necessities of life, while respecting dignity and encouraging participation in society. Poverty rates in Canad ...
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- Time to ensure housing for all
A growing number of Canadians today face concerns of housing affordability and feel the impact of inadequate housing and homelessness. Coupled with income insecurity, housing insecurity has intensified the widespread growth of homelessness in Canada. Th ...
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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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- Contributing to the Common Good
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance has asked what criteria should guide changes to Canada’s tax system. That is the focus for the 2007 pre-budget consultations. CPJ has submitted a brief [PDF 162kB] underscoring that paying ...
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- A prayer for International Women's Day
International Women's Day is both a celebration of women and our successes in achieving women's equality and a reminder of the challenges that we still face. Former Member of Parliament Belinda Stronach had a good article in the Toronto Star , remind ...
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- Faith and politics in Question Period
CPJ often asks speaks about faith and politics from the point of view of policy or decision-making. But are there implications of faith and politics for the every day behaviour of politicians? Glen Pearson thinks so. Pearso ...
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- CPJ's take on Faith and Politics
CPJ is convinced that Canada needs to engage in serious reflection on core values and faith perspectives and their implications for our public life together – the common good. Faith commitments – each person’s deepest commitments, whet ...
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- Faith in the public square
The following are excerpts of addresses delivered at the Faith and Public Life conference (1999). Speakers included: Table of Contents [ hide ] Dow Marmur, Senior Rabbi at Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto ...
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Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) and our work of faith, justice and politics: