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Honduras: the dirty politics of clean energy
August 1, 2018

Development and Peace has been working for 20 years now in partnership with Caritas Choluteca in southern Honduras.  Our current collaboration with this diocesan Caritas seeks to empower local communities to defend...

Extractivism threatening women
June 19, 2018

In 1846, five leaders of the Tsilhqot’in Nation in British Columbia made their way to meet with British colonial authorities in what they believed were peace talks after they had killed...

G7 - concrete proposals for climate justice, equality, and peace
June 8, 2018

Canada is currently hosting the G7 in Charlevoix, Quebec, which will bring together the leaders of the 7 wealthiest nations...

Women Resisting Extractivism Montreal
April 25, 2018

From April 27 to 30, Development and Peace partners Chantheany Mout from DPA in Cambodia and Nur Neşe Karahan from Beyond Istanbul...

Syria burns - Ghouta has become the theatre of horrific violence
March 23, 2018

In the last few weeks, the war in Syria has taken on new and frightening proportions as the besieged area of eastern Ghouta has become the theatre of horrific violence that has trapped 400,000 civilians...

Increase in the International Aid Budget
March 8, 2018

Development and Peace-Caritas Canada welcomes the budgetary increase in Canada’s international development assistance that was announced in the recent 2018 federal budget, but calls on the Government of Canada to...

January 25, 2018

Since Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced to the world that “Canada is back!” after his election in 2015, the world has been watching...

ombudsperson for Canadian corporations operating overseas
January 22, 2018

On Wednesday, January 17, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada welcomed the announcement by the Canadian government to create...

Are landgrabs in Brazil feeding Canadian pension funds?
November 17, 2017

The MATOPIBA is a region deep inside Brazil on the edge of the Amazon that is lush in biodiversity and where many peasants make their living cultivating small plots of land to feed their families and communities.

November 7, 2017

Two years ago, Brazil experienced the worst environmental disaster in its history when a dam holding back iron tailings from the Samarco mine burst. The released mud ripped through several villages in the district of Mariana...