Advocacy

Two years after Mariana mining disaster, it is time for legally binding mechanisms on business and human rights

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...

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President of the CCCB asks Prime Minister Trudeau for an ombudsperson for the Canadian extractives sector

President of the CCCB asks Prime Minister Trudeau for an ombudsperson for the Canadian extractives sector

The President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to express concern over the environmental...

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Biting into a more sustainable food system

In Canada, we can bite into an apple that travelled around the world, while apple orchards and good storehouses abound within kilometres of our homes. This is the sad irony of our current industrial, global food system...

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Talk is not enough! Canadians take action across the country this month for mining justice

mining justice

Nearly a decade has passed since industry and civil society leaders recommended that the Canadian government create an ombudsperson to handle the grievances of people affected by Canadian oil, gas and...

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One year after signing Paris Agreement, Government of Canada is still not acting on its promises

World Day 2017

This Saturday, April 22, 2017, we celebrated International Mother Earth Day, also known as Earth Day. Dedicated to education, consciousness...

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Launch of a new thematic analysis “Let’s Demystify Agroecology”

Let’s Demystify Agroecology

On this International Day of Peasant Struggles, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is proud to launch its new thematic analysis “Let’s Demystify Agroecology”

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Reactions of Development and Peace – Caritas Canada to the Second Trudeau Budget (2017 Federal Budget)

Last summer, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada participated in the government-led consultations on renewing Canada's international aid policy.

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Conflict in Syria entering its sixth year: Development and Peace – Caritas Canada stresses the importance of workers and partners in the field

On March 15, 2017, a day that sadly marks the sixth anniversary of the outbreak of the war in Syria, we wish to acknowledge the outstanding work...

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Launch of new thematic analysis “Women at the Heart of Change”

new thematic analysis “Women at the Heart of Change”

Over the last 50 years, women have been essential actors for change at Development and Peace—Caritas Canada, both in the Global South as well as in our movement here in Canada. Even though women face discrimination...

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Development and Peace stands in solidarity with refugees

Development and Peace stands in solidarity with refugees

As an organization working for social justice and peace for the last 50 years, Development and Peace-Caritas Canada denounces the Executive Order from President Donald Trump which suspends the US refugee resettlement...

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