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Journeys to Justice: Kingston Book Launch


Tuesday, November 20, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
St. Luke's Anglican Church
236 Nelson St. | Kingston, ON

Featured speaker and author of Journeys to JusticeJoe Gunn, will share stories of social justice struggles across Canada. How did Christians from varied ecumenical backgrounds work together to help end apartheid, admit refugees from Chile and Indochina, defend Indigenous Peoples’ rights, promote economic justice, and more?
 
The panel discussion includes:
 
Rev. John Van Stone, St. Paul’s Anglican Church - Human Trafficking,
Mimi Merrill, Refugee Settlement Co-ordinator from Diocese of Ontario Refugee Support
Alice Gazeley and Irene Watt, Indwell and Social Housing.
 
Sponsored by the Justice and Peace Commission a joint commission of the
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kingston and the Anglican Diocese of Ontario.
 
Copies of Journeys to Justice will be available for purchase on site. You can also purchase your copy here to receive it in advance of the event!
 

Responsible Enterprise

CPJ has helped to organize a morning dialogue on the federal government’s response to challenges of ethical extractivism, especially in the mining sector, and the importance of the creation of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise. Guest speakers will include Mary Durran and Elana Wright of Development and Peace, Eduardo Vega, Ex Ombudsperson in Peru, and a representative of the Mining Association of Canada.

St. Paul University | Laframboise (Room L120), 223 Main St., Ottawa
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

For more information, contact Leonardo Rego at jpic@ustpaul.ca or call 613-236-1393, ext. 2660.

Canada Confronts Climate Change

CPJ has helped organize a panel of MPs, including Alexandre Boulerice, Elizabeth May, and William Amos, along with Hassan Yussuf, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, to discuss the book, “Getting to Zero: Canada Confronts Global Warming.” Author Tony Clarke is one of the interview subjects in CPJ’s recent book, “Journeys to Justice: Reflections on Canadian Christian Activism."  CPJ is an active member of the Green Economy Network, of which Tony Clarke is convenor. GEN works to promote just transition strategies towards the new carbon-free economy.

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church | 82 Kent St., Ottawa
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 7 p.m. - 8: 30 p.m.

 

 
 

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