Advocacy

Help us make mining justice a reality!

Voice for Justice campaign

In 2013, the launch of the Voice for Justice campaign was an important step in the mobilization of Canadians for mining justice in Canada.

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Brazil: Still no justice one year after Mariana mining disaster

One year ago, Brazil experienced the worst environmental disaster in its history, when a tailings dam collapsed at the Mariana iron ore mining site in the state of Minas Gerais, dumping millions of tonnes of mud and toxins into the Rio Doce River.

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On October 31, pray for peace in Syria

On October 31, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada invites Canadians to join Pope Francis in a day of prayer and action for peace in Syria.

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Le Canada ratifie l’accord de Paris : il est maintenant temps de passer à l’action !

Le Canada ratifie l’accord de Paris

Le 5 octobre dernier, la Chambre des communes du Canada a appuyé la ratification de l'accord de Paris, participant par le fait même à franchir le seuil requis pour l’entrée en vigueur de cet accord historique...

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Canada ratifies the Paris Agreement: it is time to act on climate change

Canada ratifies the Paris Agreement

On October 5th, the Canadian House of Commons supported the ratification of the Paris Agreement, which helped push the historic agreement over the threshold required for its entry into force, i.e. ratification by at least 55...

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Construire la paix en Syrie… de l’intérieur

À l’occasion de la fête de saint François d'Assise le 4 octobre, les Canadiennes et les Canadiens engagés envers la paix et la justice ont participé à une journée de prière et de solidarité à travers le pays...

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Building peace in Syria... from the inside

How Canada can ensure a lasting peace in Syria

In towns and cities across the country, Canadians committed to peace and justice marked the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi by offering hope to the people of Syria through prayers and solidarity.

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Au Nigeria, bannis pour du pétrole

June 28, 2016
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Khoudia Ndiaye, agente de communications

Les histoires non-dites des exilés environnementaux en pays Ogoni, un rapport nouvellement publié par Social Action, un partenaire de Développement et Paix au Nigéria, décrit les déplacements en cours ainsi que la migration forcée des populations qui subissent la pollution pétrolière en pays Ogoni.

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In Nigeria, exiled because of oil

June 28, 2016
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Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer

“The Untold Stories of Environmental Exiles of Ogoniland”, a new report published by Social Action, a Development and Peace partner in Nigeria, exposes the ongoing displacement and forced migration resulting from oil pollution in Ogoniland.

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Participate in the consultations on Canadian development aid

June 21, 2016
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Geneviève Talbot
Participate in the consultations on Canadian development aid

On May 18, 2016, the government of Canada launched a review and consultation process concerning Canadian aid policy, to be carried out by online consultations and roundtables. You have until July 31, 2016 to make your voice heard on the five priorities of international aid identified by the government: 

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