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The Jubilee shines under the sun of Ecuador!

December 6, 2016
by 
Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

It was with great pleasure that I received this story from my colleague Normand Comte, Program Officer in the International Programs Department. He just returned from Quito, the capital of Ecuador, where a continental meeting of partners was held...

Love your neighbour!

October 27, 2016
by 
Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
Courtepointe  dans le diocèse de Trois-Rivières

It was with a lot of pride that I witnessed, on Wednesday October 16, the application of this principle in Ste-Geneviève de Batiscan, in the diocese of Trois-Rivières.

Life is good in Quebec!

October 27, 2016
by 
Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
Cuisines collectives de Ste-Geneviève

It is with this cry from the heart that Maria Inostroza, a native of Chile, shared the experience of the visit that she and six other women from the Collective Kitchens made to Peru.

Haïti: preventative measures have helped saved lives

October 12, 2016

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, several of Development and Peace – Caritas Canada’s partners have reported that preventative measures learned from past disasters helped saved lives.

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Building convergence is a step towards building a just world

August 24, 2016
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delegates of the Movement of Peoples Affected by Dams (MAB) at the WSF
Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens - WSF

During the Forum, we participated in roundtables, convergence assemblies and meetings. We discussed with several countries the Latin American context of coup d'état, as those we are facing in Brazil and Honduras, and which is resulting in the removal of labour and environmental rights.

Bringing home knowledge from around the world

August 23, 2016
by 
Sam Ath Kim, Publications and Communications Manager, Youth Resource Development Program, Cambodia
Sam is Publications and Communications Manager with Development and Peace partner Youth Resource Development Program (YRDP) in Cambodia

Sam is Publications and Communications Manager with Development and Peace partner Youth Resource Development Program (YRDP) in Cambodia. She participated in the World Social Forum as part of a Development and Peace youth delegation.

Long live Development and Peace!

August 18, 2016
by 
Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
50th anniversary of Development and Peace

It is with these words that Jean-Denis Lampron, President of the National Council of Development and Peace, kicked off the activities of the 50th anniversary of Development and Peace last Saturday night, August 13th.

Finding real solutions to cooling the planet at the World Social Forum

August 18, 2016
by 
Kelly Di Domenico, Communications Officer

Development and Peace co-organized two central workshops that looked at real ways to cool down the planet and halt climate change.

Development and Peace members moved by the Spirit at 2016 World Social Forum

August 16, 2016
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Development Peace Members’ Delegation to the World Social Forum

The Spirit has certainly been moving among our Development and Peace member delegation this past week. We have asked three members to share their impressions.

Laudato Si’: a call to change and to connect

August 12, 2016
by 
Kelly Di Domenico, Communications Officer

Connectedness, that was the key word that kept coming up during the Laudato Si’: A Call to Change panel workshop that was co-organized by Development and Peace and CIDSE at the World Social Forum.