MEDIA RELEASE: Canadian Election Observers in Taiwan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CANADIAN ELECTION OBSERVERS IN TAIWAN Eight Canadian election observers are in Taiwan monitoring the upcoming Presidential and legislative elections scheduled for January 14, 2012. The election polls indicate a close race between the two leading Presidential candidates. Along with Taiwan’s economic performance, the relationship

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Interfaith Call on Climate – UPDATED WITH MORE ENDORSERS

“On the eve of the United Nations Conference on climate in South Africa, we are reissuing the Canadian Interfaith Call for Leadership and Action on Climate. Now endorsed by over 50 faith communities and faith-based organizations representing a large segment of people of faith in Canada, the

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Letter to Minister Baird RE: EGYPT (October 13, 2011)

Following the disturbing television images of demonstrations and conflict on the streets of Cairo, Egypt, the Canadian Council of Churches President has written the Minister of Foreign Affairs to express his concern for religious freedom in Egypt. Please read the full letter here.

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Interfaith declaration on poverty in Canada

INTERFAITH DECLARATION: A Time for Inspired Leadership and Action March 8, 2011 Together as people of faith, informed by our respective traditions, and compelled by our sincerely held beliefs to care for those in need within our communities and across this nation, we recognize this time to

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Council urges government to condemn planned execution

10 February 2011 The Honourable Lawrence Cannon Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Dear Minister Cannon, On behalf of The Canadian Council of Churches whose 23 member denominations represent 85% of the Christians in Canada, we write to express our deep concern

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Ernie Regehr Awarded Pearson Peace Medal

The United Nations Association in Canada has announced that Ernie Regehr is the 26th laureate of the Pearson Peace Medal, say a media release from Project Ploughshares, an ecumenical agency of The Canadian Council of Churches established in 1976 to implement the churches’ call to be peacemakers

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Canadian Interfaith Community Raising Their Voice

(Toronto, Ontario, Canada) Faith organizations and groups from across the country will be working together to host events in their local communities before March 31, 2011 in an effort to remind Canada, and Canadians, of our commitment to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). School children

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