Advocacy

Development and Peace signs open letter urging party leaders to keep campaign discussion on immigration civil and compassionate

Development and Peace — Caritas Canada has joined over 170 Canadian...

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Make global justice a campaign issue in the 2019 federal elections

Federal Election Guide 2019

Development and Peace — Caritas Canada invites you to participate actively in Canada’s democratic life by meeting the candidates in your riding and by...

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Global momentum is building for climate justice

Momentum is building around the world of people calling for climate justice. In cities and towns, among the young and old, in the Global...

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Will the new ombudsperson be a voice for justice?

Will the new ombudsperson be a voice for justice

After a decade of mobilizing for the creation of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE), and  waiting another 15 months for the position to be filled...

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Development and Peace campaign contributes to the appointment of a new gender and peace ambassador

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada welcomes the appointment of Jacqueline O’Neill on Wednesday, June 12, as Canada’s first Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security. 

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Tell the Federal Government to Keep its Promise on Corporate Accountability

Our members and partners around the world have been mobilizing for an independent human rights ombudsperson in solidarity with communities...

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17 April: International Day of Peasant Struggles

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...

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Development and Peace mourns the murder of Dilma Ferreira Silva, a leader in our Brazilian partner organization, MAB.

April 10, 2019

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

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The negative impacts of mining on women in Sierra Leone

January 9, 2019
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Geneviève Talbot, Program Officer - Africa
The negative benefits of mining for women in Sierra Leone

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...

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Catholics come together to call for climate justice at COP24

COP24

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. 

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