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Book Review: Beyond Incarceration by Paula Mallea

2018-07-17T15:19:40+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

A call to replace Canada’s incarceration model, which has proven destructive, discriminatory, expensive, counterproductive, and — most of all — unnecessary.

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Responding to the TRC Calls to Action

2018-07-18T11:17:56+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

How do we begin? What can we do? Ask a few members of your congregation to read the Calls to Action with you. Pray about them and talk about them. Choose one that stands out and begin to learn more together. Seek Indigenous voices. Listening is essential for reconciliation.

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A Palestinian Theology of Liberation

2018-07-17T13:08:23+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Justice|Tags: , |

On May 2, Dr. Ateek launched his new book, A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine–Israel Conflict, in Toronto and shared his insights on justice and reconciliation in the Holy Land.

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Atlantic Mission Society Reconciliation Event: Discovery Days

2018-07-19T14:35:22+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Justice|Tags: , |

Approximately 40 people attended the Atlantic Mission Society’s (AMS) Discovery Days event in Truro NS, April 27-28, 2018. The event focused on reconciliation.

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August 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

2017-08-08T12:52:04+00:00August 8th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

August 9 each year is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, as declared by the United Nations. There are an estimated 370 million Indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. While making up less than 5 per cent of the world's population, they account for 15 per [...]

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Indigenous People and the PCC: Timeline Poster Now Available

2017-12-14T13:18:12+00:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, News|Tags: , |

A new timeline poster from Justice Ministries is now available that outlines the historical relationship between The Presbyterian Church in Canada and Indigenous people of our country. The timeline is from 1866 to 2017, beginning with James Nisbet, the first Presbyterian missionary with Indigenous people in Canada who establishes the mission near [...]

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PCC Confession to Aboriginal Peoples Translated into Seven Languages (Newly Added: Mandarin)

2017-12-14T13:11:40+00:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, News|Tags: , , |

"It is with humility and in great sorrow that we come before God and our Aboriginal brothers and sisters with our confession." The Confession of The Presbyterian Church in Canada is a statement that was adopted by the General Assembly on June 9, 1994. It acknowledges the harm that we have done, [...]

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