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Letter Regarding Bill 62 and Religious Freedom

Letter Regarding Bill 62 and Religious Freedom

On November 10, 2017, The Canadian Council of Churches sent a letter to the Minister of Justice Stéphanie Vallée expressing concerns regarding the assent and coming into force in Québec of Bill 62, An Act to foster adherence to State religious neutrality and, in particular, to provide […]

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Letter Regarding Canada’s Absence from Multilateral Process to Ban Nuclear Weapons

Letter Regarding Canada’s Absence from Multilateral Process to Ban Nuclear Weapons

On October 6, 2017, The Canadian Council of Churches sent a letter to The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, addressing concerns about the country’s absence from a multilateral negotiation process to ban nuclear weapons. The letter states: “In particular, we wish to express our disappointment […]

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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

6 October 2017 Executive Director International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Switzerland Dear Beatrice and colleagues: On behalf of the member denominations of The Canadian Council of Churches and its bodies, including operation division Project Ploughshares, we congratulate the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for […]

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Online Resource for Christian-Muslim Partnerships Under Development

Online Resource for Christian-Muslim Partnerships Under Development

The Christian Interfaith Reference Group of The Canadian Council of Churches is collaborating with the National Muslim Christian Liaison Committee to facilitate ways for members of our faith communities to know each other, to foster respect and to create opportunities for dialogue and joint action locally and […]

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Canadian Council of Churches appoints Acting General Secretary

Canadian Council of Churches appoints Acting General Secretary

TORONTO – The Executive Committee of the Canadian Council of Churches is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Noteboom as Acting General Secretary effective October 1, 2017. Peter currently serves as Deputy General Secretary of the Canadian Council of Churches and brings to this role both […]

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Legal challenge of Safe Third Country Agreement launched

Legal challenge of Safe Third Country Agreement launched

Legal challenge of Safe Third Country Agreement launched For release 5 July 2017 The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR), Amnesty International (AI) and the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) announced today that they are launching a legal challenge of the designation of the United States as a safe […]

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Redesigning the Tree of Life: Synthetic Biology and the Future of Food

Redesigning the Tree of Life: Synthetic Biology and the Future of Food

Redesigning the Tree of Life: Synthetic Biology and the Future of Food This event is designed to provide an opportunity to share and ground our work in theological and ethical reflection; build relationships for future work; learn about the connections across synthetic biology, the future of food, […]

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New Reference Group for The Canadian Council of Churches

The Canadian Churches’ Forum for Global Ministries has become the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning of The Canadian Council of Churches. Beginning in 2012, the Canadian Churches’ Forum for Global Ministries, an arm’s length agency of The Canadian Council of Churches, began to focus its work […]

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Statement by General Secretary on recent terrorist attacks

The General Secretary of the Canadian Council of Churches issued the following statement after the recent terrorist attacks across the globe: “Let Us Pray: –        For victims of terror and fear –        For those whose lives have ended so suddenly –        For those who held them, helped them […]

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Appel Interreligieux des Communautés Confessionelles du Canada

Appel Interreligieux des Communautés Confessionelles du Canada Sudan du Sud – Somalie – Nigéria – Yémen En tant que dirigeants religieux du Canada, nous demandons à nos communautés et à tous les Canadiens et Canadiennes de se mobiliser en réponse à l’une des plus grandes crises humanitaires du monde […]

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