Justice

A Just and Lasting Peace: Palestine-Israel

2024-05-30T16:59:19-04:00April 8th, 2024|Categories: Justice, News|

As Palestine and Israel are mired in violence and suffering because of the longstanding absence of justice and prolonged political conflict, the Presbyterian Church in Canada’s PWS&D is planning humanitarian assistance that will be provided through members of the ACT Alliance.

Comments Off on A Just and Lasting Peace: Palestine-Israel

Statement in Response to Research Findings by Tseshaht First Nation

2023-03-02T11:11:02-05:00February 21st, 2023|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, Justice, News|Tags: , , |

A short statement by The Presbyterian Church in Canada in response to findings by Tseshaht First Nation related to verified student deaths and possible unmarked graves on the grounds of the former site of the Alberni Residential School in British Columbia.

Comments Off on Statement in Response to Research Findings by Tseshaht First Nation

Honouring Black History Month and the International Decade for People of African Descent (2015–2024)

2024-03-07T13:41:03-05:00February 17th, 2023|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

Every year, the month of February marks Black History Month. This year marks another celebration of Black History Month within the decade dedicated by the United Nations as the International Decade for People of African Descent (2015–2024). What can your church do to mark Black History Month and meaningfully participate in the International Decade for People of African Descent?

Comments Off on Honouring Black History Month and the International Decade for People of African Descent (2015–2024)

Devastating Find at Former Residential School

2023-02-06T13:35:57-05:00January 16th, 2023|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

The Moderator of the PCC shared a letter of condolence with the Star Blanket Cree Nation in Saskatchewan following the devastating find of a fragment of a child’s jawbone at the site of a former Residential School.

Comments Off on Devastating Find at Former Residential School

Working Toward a World Without Gender-Based Violence

2024-03-27T13:38:03-04:00December 5th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

The proliferation of acts of violence based on gender is still a tragic reality in our world. What can your congregation do to advocate for an end to gender-based violence?

Comments Off on Working Toward a World Without Gender-Based Violence

Remembering the Children: Orange Shirt Day Study Guide

2023-04-24T12:42:25-04:00September 13th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|

A new study guide has been developed for September 30, which is the National Truth and Reconciliation Day, also known as “Orange Shirt Day.”

Comments Off on Remembering the Children: Orange Shirt Day Study Guide

Toward a World Without Nuclear Weapons

2022-09-09T10:35:26-04:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|

The Rev. Matthew Lingard, minister at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, Ontario, interviewed Project Ploughshares’ Executive Director Cesar Jaramillo about the need for global nuclear prohibition and how churches can support this vital step toward a world without nuclear weapons.

Comments Off on Toward a World Without Nuclear Weapons

Walking Out the Church Door into the Wider World – A Call for Guaranteed Livable Income

2023-02-03T10:48:47-05:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

An article by the Rev. Allen Aicken, retired Presbyterian minister in Vancouver, B.C., on the idea and need of a Guaranteed Livable Income in Canada.

Comments Off on Walking Out the Church Door into the Wider World – A Call for Guaranteed Livable Income

PCC Prays for the Lives Lost at Kamloops Indian Residential School

2022-01-05T10:17:44-05:00May 31st, 2021|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, Justice, News|

The Presbyterian Church in Canada grieves with Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation, who has released news that the unidentified graves of 215 children have been found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, as well as all those who lost family, friends or community members to Indian Residential Schools—for whom this news brings devastating pain, trauma and loss.

Comments Off on PCC Prays for the Lives Lost at Kamloops Indian Residential School

Systemic Racism: When an Individual’s Words Illuminate the Space in Which They’re Said

2023-02-15T20:15:01-05:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, Justice, News|Tags: |

Dr. Allyson Carr, Associate Secretary of Justice Ministries, has written on the death of Joyce Echaquan, an Indigenous woman in a hospital in Quebec, and the racist words that were spoken to her by the hospital workers she was in the care of—words which illuminate the unacceptable and condemnable behaviour that is often permitted in our society as a result of systemic racism.

Comments Off on Systemic Racism: When an Individual’s Words Illuminate the Space in Which They’re Said
Go to Top