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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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Faith Leaders in Canada Launch National Appeal in Response to Famine

An Interfaith Appeal from Canada’s Faith Communities South Sudan – Somalia – Nigeria – Yemen As faith leaders in Canada, we call upon our communities and all Canadians to mobilize in response to one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises since the Second World War: the grim […]

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Job Posting: Acting General Secretary (9 Month Term)

Job Posting: Acting General Secretary (9 Month Term)

The Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) has an opening for Acting General Secretary (9 Month Term). The Acting General Secretary will be responsible to the Governing Board through the Executive Committee for administering the work of the Council, recommending and implementing policies and programs, and ensuring the effectiveness of […]

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General Secretary of the CCC to Step Down

The Rev’d Dr. Karen Hamilton, who has served as General Secretary of the Canadian Council of Churches, has announced her resignation. In her letter to the President of the Council, Dr. Hamilton wrote: ‘By this September 2017, I will have completed fifteen years, three five year terms, […]

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CIRG statement on Religious Freedom

The Statement on Religious Freedom is a consensus statement of the Christian Interfaith Reference Group (CIRG). It originated from the CCC Governing Board’s request that CIRG develop a statement in response to the Charter of Values debate in the province of Quebec. CCC member churches were invited to […]

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We grieve with you. We stand with you.

Download this statement as a PDF. To all Canadians, It is with great shock and sadness that I have learned of the heinous deadly attack on le Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec. While the details of the attack and the motivations of the attackers have yet to […]

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