Upcoming Webinar – Making the Just Transition

2022-03-31T11:59:24-04:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: , |

With the recent occurrence of heat domes, fires, floods, mudslides, droughts and extreme weather events, we are all seeing the devastation of the climate crisis across Canada and around the world. The need to make a just transition to a more sustainable low carbon economy is clear. This webinar on Thursday, April 21, 2022, will explore how we can do this.

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March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

2022-03-15T16:34:51-04:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: |

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on March 21, established by the United Nations to be in solidarity with peoples struggling against racism and racial discrimination.

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Celebrating Black History Month: The Future is Now

2022-02-04T17:04:17-05:00February 4th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: , |

An article by Ivy Jones, Black History Month Coordinator at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church in Malton, Ont., on the importance of celebrating Black History Month (observed every year in February) and commemorating the contributions of Black people in Canada and around the world.

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

2022-02-07T11:59:48-05:00February 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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Book Review: Beyond Incarceration by Paula Mallea

2019-01-26T14:30:46-05:00June 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

2018-12-11T11:33:00-05:00June 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

2020-02-18T10:03:03-05:00June 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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