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Every Child Matters: Reflecting and Praying on Orange Shirt Day, September 30

2020-09-29T14:35:26-04:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

This reflection by the moderator speaks to the importance of participating in Orange Shirt Day on September 30 to remember and honour the Indigenous children who attended Indian Residential Schools, and reflects on the PCC’s involvement in the Residential School System and its inter-generational impacts on Indigenous children today. Links to resources on the history of the PCC and Residential Schools as well as the experiences of Residential School Survivors are also provided along with a prayer shared by KAIROS.

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New Resource: Racism and Hate in Canada Study Guide

2020-07-16T11:15:27-04:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: , |

The PCC has released a brief study on systemic racism and hatred in Canada as a conversation starter for people and congregations to dig deeper into responding to racial injustices.

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Seeking Justice: In the City, In the Church

2020-06-26T11:03:18-04:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

In January, Presbyterians in Ottawa, Ont., attended a conference hosted by Citizens for Public Justice. The Rev. Dr. Karen Dimock highlights moments from the day that she is carrying into her ministry.

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Reading for Change: Undoing Border Imperialism

2020-07-15T14:23:11-04:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

This spring, Carragh Erhardt, Justice Ministries, joined an online book club organized by Presbyterian Peace Fellowship in reading Undoing Border Imperialism by Harsha Walia. The book is an invitation to faithfully reconsider the borders that define our world.

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Five Years of the TRC’s Calls to Action

2020-07-15T14:25:33-04:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: , , |

On the five-year anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission issuing the 94 Calls to Action, Justice Ministries reflects on their importance and highlights a need to address them.

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Healing and Reconciliation Sunday and Justice for Indigenous Peoples

2020-05-31T19:42:35-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: , , |

On the Healing and Reconciliation Sunday on May 24, the Presbyterian Church in Canada will pray for the children of the residential schools who could not make it home and for their families. Join us on this day to recall and respond to Healing and Reconciliation, to work towards justice with and for the Indigenous Peoples.

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An Open Letter and Special Statement Regarding Wet’suwet’en Territory

2020-03-06T11:43:00-05:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, Justice, News|

The Presbyterian Church in Canada is deeply concerned with events and news surrounding pipeline construction on Wet’suwet’en territory. The Moderator has issued a special statement regarding this situation.

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