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Register for Webinar Addressing Environmental Racism in Canada on April 25

2023-03-21T13:23:38-04:00March 21st, 2023|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: , |

Extensive studies have demonstrated that predominantly Black, Indigenous and racialized communities are disproportionately impacted by the effects of climate change and exposure to environmental degradation. This is called environmental racism. This pattern is a symptom of systemic racism and colonization in Canadian communities that diminishes relationships within creation. Join For the Love of Creation for a webinar on Tuesday, April 25, and learn more about how environmental racism manifests in Canada and how we can address it.

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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.

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

2023-03-10T12:12:32-05:00February 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?

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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Gene Editing (CRISPR-Cas9) and its Implications for the Common Good

2022-04-23T13:24:28-04:00April 23rd, 2022|Categories: Justice|

This article examines CRISPR-Cas9 technology and discusses the theological and ethical dimensions of these cutting-edge life sciences.

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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.

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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.

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