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Pay Equity and the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Since it was first announced in November’s Economic and Fiscal Update, I have been following the federal government’s proposed changes to pay equity with a mix of worry and cautious optimism.

Along with many others, I was concerned about the prospect that these changes could be passed into law and the hard-won right to pay equity in the federal public service could be reduced to little more than a bargaining chip. Read more about Pay Equity and the UN Commission on the Status of Women

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Reflections on CPJ's Poverty Workshops

As you may know from reading Chandra’s blog from Monday (“Highlights from CPJ’s Poverty Workshops,”), CPJ hosted a series of workshops on poverty last week in Southern Ontario. Since Chandra has already described how they went, I thought this might be a good chance for me to reflect on my own experience of the workshops as an intern and what I took away from them. Read more about Reflections on CPJ's Poverty Workshops

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MPs who have been contacted

As a part of our Envisioning Canada Without Poverty Campaign, CPJ members across Canada have been contacting their Members of Parliament to ask for a federal poverty reduction strategy in the upcoming federal budget, scheduled for January 27th, 2009. Read more about MPs who have been contacted

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Election 2008: The Importance of Active Citizenship

Election Day is Tuesday, October 14, 2008. It is important that, as Canadian citizens, we all exercise our right to vote. It is also important that we remember that active citizenship is about more than voting. Once the election is over, we need to engage the government, cultivate relationships with our local MP, and raise issues with opposition members and civil servants. We must continue to be active citizens. Read more about Election 2008: The Importance of Active Citizenship

Press Release: CPJ launches new website and advocacy toolkit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, ONOctober 9, 2008 – Citizens for Public Justice today launched its newly redesigned website www.cpj.ca, an interactive and accessible platform for increasing public justice dialogue and encouraging hopeful citizenship. Exciting new features include a blog, with daily postings from policy staff on current justice issues, bookmarking tools, and a thorough search engine. Read more about Press Release: CPJ launches new website and advocacy toolkit

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