A Letter to the Minister of Justice on the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act

Download a PDF copy of this letter. En français. April 11, 2016 The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Member of Parliament for Vancouver Granville House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Fax: 613-992-1460 Email: minister@justice.gc.ca; Jody.Wilson-Raybould@parl.gc.ca Re: Protection of Communities and

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CCC urges Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship to grant Permanent Resident status to war resisters

Download a PDF version of this letter. En français. 29 March 2016 The Honourable John McCallum Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship 365 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1L1 Canada Email: minister@cic.gc.ca; john.mccallum@parl.gc.ca Re: Conscientious Objectors in Canada Dear Minister McCallum, On behalf of the Commission

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CCC responds to TRC Call to Action #48

The Canadian Council of Churches acknowledges the March 31st deadline for response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action #48—namely, that “. . . church parties to the Settlement Agreement, and all other faith groups and interfaith social justice groups in Canada who

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CCC mourns passing of Dr. Victor Goldbloom

The Canadian Council of Churches is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Victor Goldbloom. Dr. Goldbloom—in addition to his career as a pediatrician, Quebec MNA (including being the first Jewish cabinet minister in Quebec, under Premier Robert Bourassa), and Canada’s Commissioner of Official Languages—was

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Month by Month Ecumenism

On the heels of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity—a time in which Christians come together across denominational boundaries to worship and pray together—the Canadian Council of Churches launches its Month by Month Ecumenism campaign. Each month, we’ll share a suggestion on how to build relationships

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