- Gutsy and prophetic
I am involved with CPJ because it is a gutsy and prophetic voice on public policy. CPJ’s unique approach produces positive, inclusive proposals that, although not always initially popular, have repeatedly proven to have been the right thing t ...
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- A new and critical opportunity
Today presents a new and crucial opportunity in our country for non-partisan, principled advocacy based on politically-relevant biblical faith, pursuing inclusive public justice for all people(s) and their credible institutions. Canada is hungry for ...
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- Election 2008: Speaking Up for Change
In May, when CPJ was in Edmonton for our Envisioning Canada Without Poverty workshops, an interesting discussion arose. As we encouraged the group to contact their elected representatives to request a poverty reduction strategy, someone protested strong ...
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- Taxes and the Common Good
Taxation has loomed large in recent discussions about economic management and the future of the Canadian economy. In August, a poll reported that Canadians ranked ‘worry about the economy’ second on their list of concerns. Small wonder, give ...
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- From Strangers to Neighbours: Welcoming Newcomers into Canada
Imagine you had to leave your home in a hurry, taking with you only the belongings that you could carry. Imagine not knowing when you would be able to return. Reaching safety, you would feel overwhelmed and disoriented, a stranger in a new place. Man ...
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- Envisioning Canada Without Poverty
For over twenty years now, consecutive governments have promised action on poverty, yet poverty rates remain substantially unchanged. What seems to be lacking is visionary leadership : a vision of how things could be different, and a significant comm ...
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- Can this be Canada’s first "green election"?
Former Prime Minister Kim Campbell once famously remarked that elections are no time at all for the discussion of serious issues. So how will serious environmental issues be presented in this campaign? Some political parties are already insisting that e ...
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- Links to political parties
Here is a list of all the Canadian political parties hoping to run at least 50 candidates in the federal election. To find out more about the parties and their positions, check out their websites below. CPJ does not endorse and is not responsible for ...
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- Election 2008: The Environment versus the Economy?
Looking beyond the mistakes and disappointing personal attacks that obscured policy debate during the first week of the campaign, it’s clear that the environment and the economy were the two big issues. They were the focus of the first policy anno ...
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- CPJ calls media consortium to respect democracy
In a letter to the national chair of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council and to the president of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, CPJ expressed disappointment with the exclusion of Green Party Leader Elizabeth May from the televised leader ...
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