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Facing Fears and Hopes in a Time of Climate Crisis

2019-12-19T18:15:56-05:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

A new wave of activists for climate justice has emerged and their message is clear: if we do not change the ways that humans live, we will continue to put all living beings in danger.

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Healing and Reconciliation: A Year in Review

2019-12-20T09:13:18-05:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

Carragh Erhardt, Program Assistant, Justice Ministries, reflects on the work of the PCC’s involvement in reconciliation and Indigenous rights in 2019—what we have been doing, and where we are heading.

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The PCC Endorses No Way to Treat a Child Campaign

2019-12-19T16:17:30-05:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

The No Way to Treat a Child campaign, endorsed by the PCC, is a movement that raises awareness about the widespread and systematic ill-treatment of Palestinian children in the Israeli military detention system.

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Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Learning about Naloxone

2019-12-19T16:09:52-05:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

The Rev. Meg Patterson writes about the Presbytery of Ottawa's experience learning about the opioid crisis and receiving training on the use of naloxone; a medication used to block the effects of opioids and prevent overdose-related deaths.

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Prayer for Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

2019-07-23T14:28:20-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: , |

The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Reclaiming Power and Place, came out on June 3, 2019. Read the report and pray with us.

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KAIROS Gatherings Invigorate Participants Coast-and-Coast

2019-07-08T14:16:35-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Justice|Tags: , |

KAIROS gathered, at opposite ends of the country, just one week apart. Both Gatherings were full, rich places of connection, learning and renewal – made possible by so many small and large contributions from so many people.

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Government Responses to the Opioid Crisis

2019-07-10T10:36:25-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Justice|Tags: , |

Responses have been received from Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Health resulting from the Moderator's 2018 letter of affirmation for safe consumption/injection sites and inquiring about plans to improve access to and funding for addiction treatment services.

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Fighting Climate Change at Camp Kintail

2019-07-08T14:02:50-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

The most recent annual gathering of the Presbyterian Church Camps and Conference Association (PCCCA) provided an exciting opportunity for the 156 PCC and PCUSA affiliated retreat, camp and conference centres who together signed the 2018 Climate Change Declaration for Affirmation.

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