- Canadian churches and the moral responsibility to address global warming
Isn’t climate change one of those issues where scientists, economists and politicians all disagree on the facts? So if it is indeed so complex, how can members of the public be invited to helpfully respond? Canadian faith communities believe t ...
Blog entry - Joe - 05/28/2012 - 11:17 - 0 comments
- Ola! May 2012
Table of Contents [ hide ] AGM 2012 Federal Budget Update Canadian churches and the moral responsibility to address global warming Letter to Alber ...
Ola! - Melodi - 05/28/2012 - 15:16 - 0 comments
- Bill C-38: Implementing Environmental Neglect?
Bill C-38 is supposed to implement provisions made in the March 29th federal budget. But as CPJ wrote last week , this omnibus Bill includes much more. Over one-third of this legislation deals with environmental issues, much of which was n ...
Story - Joe - 06/29/2012 - 13:27 - 4 comments
- Charities – Caught in the Crosshairs
There has been little change in the rate of volunteering and giving over the past decade, according to the Canada Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating . In 2010, just under half of Canadians aged 15 and older (47%) volunteered with ...
Story - Katherine - 06/12/2012 - 09:12 - 0 comments
- National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy releases “Reality Check: The State of Climate Progress in Canada”
Today the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy released an important report on Canada’s greenhouse gas reductions commitments. The study tabulated all of the efforts of Canada’s provinces (not of all the Territories, howev ...
Blog entry - Joe - 06/13/2012 - 14:44 - 0 comments
- All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus Launches
Last week, CPJ had the privilege of attending the kick-off reception for the All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus (APC) on Parliament Hill. The APC will bring together parliamentarians, civil society organizations, community leaders, researchers, and other key ...
Blog entry - Simon - 01/02/2013 - 11:30 - 0 comments
- Proposed EI reforms miss the mark
After the all-night 22-hour voting marathon in the House of Commons last week, Bill C-38, the federal government’s omnibus budget implementation bill (a.k.a. the Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act ) has swiftly passed 3rd reading ...
Story - Simon - 11/22/2012 - 11:56 - 0 comments
- Cities Taking Action in the Fight Against Poverty
Canadian cities are beginning to take the lead in the fight against poverty. Municipalities across Canada are working in partnership with communities and non-profit organizations to conduct research, identify neighbourhoods in need, find solution ...
Story - Patricia - 11/22/2012 - 11:57 - 0 comments
- Ola! June 2012
Table of Contents [ hide ] Dignity for All Letter Re: Bill C-38 Launch of All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus CPJ on the Hill Book Launch Farewell Anna and Alex! Communications position ...
Ola! - Melodi - 06/29/2012 - 14:15 - 0 comments
- The right to food in Canada
What would you say about hunger in Canada if the United Nations were to ask? Canadians had to think hard about that question, and so did I when I was asked to speak before Olivier De Schutter, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, during ...
Story - Joe - 11/22/2012 - 11:58 - 0 comments
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