Advocacy

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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In solidarity with those opposing pipelines on their ancestral lands

opposing pipelines

The government of Canada recently announced that it rejected the construction of the Northern Gateway pipeline, which would have cut through the protected forests in British Columbia, but approved two other pipelines...

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Syria campaign: Canada shows leadership in peace process

providing humanitarian aid to Syrians

After five years of providing humanitarian aid to Syrians, whose country is being destroyed by violent conflict, Development and Peace added to its response by launching an advocacy campaign in the spring of 2016

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Documentary supported by Development and Peace expresses solidarity with the people of Palestine

Solidarity with the people of Palestine

In solidarity with the people of the Palestinian Territories, Development and Peace supported the production of the documentary Open Bethlehem, which shows the impacts of the wall, as told from the viewpoint of filmmaker...

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COP22: Was it the COP of action and agriculture that it had set out to be?

The COP22 was meant to be the “COP of Action,” but now at the end, we are left to wonder whether it was worthy of this slogan, considering the final decisions that were made.

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Making sure the government does its part in Typhoon Haiyan reconstruction

 Typhoon Haiyan reconstruction

It has already been three years since Super Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) ripped through the Visayas in the Philippines, yet reports show that only 1% of houses promised by the government have been built.

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Implementing the Paris Agreement: agriculture must be at the heart of solutions

role of agriculture in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)

As COP22 begins in Marrakech, Morocco today, it is interesting to think about the role of agriculture in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and in the adaptation of our food-production system.

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