Members in action

We’ve raised $500,000 thanks to your stamps!

September 25, 2017
by 
Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer
Projet Timbres Devp

Back in 1984, two philatelists from Beloeil, QC, Jean-Pierre Lagacé and the late Marcel Désilet, had the idea to collect the stamps affixed on envelopes arriving from around the world at Development and Peace – Caritas Canada and offer them to stamp...

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Timbres : ça y est, le cap des 500 000 dollars a été franchi !

September 25, 2017
by 
Khoudia Ndiaye, agente de communications
Projet Timbres Devp

C'est en 1984 que deux philatélistes de Beloeil, Marcel Désilet, aujourd'hui décédé, et Jean-Pierre Lagacé, ont eu l'idée de récupérer les timbres apposés sur les enveloppes reçues par Développement et Paix – Caritas Canada en provenance des différents pays...

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The life of a miner

September 19, 2017
by 
Landon Turlock, Development and Peace member from Edmonton, Alberta

The driver crossed himself three times before driving into the mine. Riding in the box of the industrial-size dump truck, the 14 of us held onto the sides of the box through sharp switchbacks and low-hanging, narrow tunnels.

Meeting with inspirational women

June 27, 2016
by 
Mathieu Martin, member of Development and Peace (Diocese of Rimouski)

In June 2016, eight Development and Peace members from Eastern Québec will be travelling to Cambodia with their regional animators for 20 days. They will be visiting the regions of Phnom Phen, Kampot, Siem Reap, Battambang and Ratanakiri.

Initial contacts

June 17, 2016
by 
Luc Paré, member of the Quebec City diocese

In June 2016, eight Development and Peace members from Eastern Québec will be travelling to Cambodia with their regional animators for 20 days. They will be visiting the regions of Phnom Phen, Kampot, Siem Reap, Battambang and Ratanakiri.

We’re off!

June 9, 2016
by 
Pascal André Charlebois

In June 2016, eight Development and Peace members from Eastern Québec will be travelling to Cambodia with their regional animators for 20 days. They will be visiting the regions of Phnom Phen, Kampot, Siem Reap, Battambang and Ratanakiri.

Sewing a solidarity quilt!

February 9, 2016
by 
Khoudia Ndiaye, Communication Officer
We are launching a brand-new initiative: the solidarity quilt. This involves a pilgrimage organized at both the national and international level, where our members and our partners in the countries of the Global South are invited to collaborate in sewing a giant solidarity quilt that will travel the country from west to east (from British Columbia to Ontario) and east to west (from Newfoundland to Quebec).

Alula’s Coffee Shop

July 13, 2015
by 
Luke Stocking, central Ontario Animator
Kallamino's

Alula’s husband took all her money and left her alone with two small children to raise. She lives in the city of Me’Kele in the region of Tigray. She speaks to us through an interpreter in her native Tigrinya. "I was depressed with no hope. I went to the government for help and they sent me to the Daughters of Charity."

A Festive 2015 Orientation Assembly!

July 14, 2015
by 
Khoudia Ndiaye, communications officer

Development and Peace organized its last Orientation Assembly in Otterburne, Manitoba, from June 11 to 14. In total, nearly 200 people, including delegates from every province in the country, partners from the North and South, young people, members of the National Council, employees, and volunteers gathered to reflect upon and discuss the organization’s broad guidelines for the years to come.

Before and After Guidissa

July 9, 2015
by 
Luke Stocking, central Ontario Animator
Guidissa Women's Self-Help Group

Several members of Development and Peace are currently on a solidarity tour of Ethiopia to visit with local organizations supported by Development and Peace. Over the next few days, they will be writing about their visits and experiences.