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April 17, 2019

On April 17, the International Day of Peasant Struggles, it seems important to emphasize that the demand for social justice also means...

April 10, 2019

With deep sadness, Development and Peace-Caritas Canada received...

The negative benefits of mining for women in Sierra Leone
January 9, 2019

Sierra Leone is a resource-rich country with significant deposits of iron ore, diamonds, bauxite, rutile and gold. The mineral resources are contributing about 24% to the country's GDP...

COP24
December 7, 2018

This week, negotiators from 197 countries have come together in Poland for U.N. climate talks at COP24, which may be the world’s last chance to ensure that we respond to the global climate crisis. 

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...