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May 2017
Famine Relief Fund

Famine Relief Fund—Donate by June 30, 2017 to double your impact.

Nearly 20 million people are currently at risk of death, according to the United Nations. On May 29, the Government of Canada launched a Famine Relief Fund that will see every dollar donated for international aid between March 17 and June 30 doubled. Donate

 


Sisters of St. Ann have donated $4 million

Generous donation from the Sisters of St. Ann

The Sisters of St. Ann of St. Joseph Province have donated $4 million to Development and Peace’s new Solidarity Fund, which will support the organization’s long-term mission to help the world’s most vulnerable. Read more

 


Making our food systems sustainable

Free Public Talk: Making our food systems sustainable, healthy and climate-friendly

Internationally renowned agroecology expert Dr. Emile Frison will be in Montreal and Ottawa on June 5 and 6 (respectively), along with other respected specialists, to talk about the urgent need for the earth-saving benefits of a more diversified food system. Learn more. Attend.

 


Jubilee book launch

Jubilee book launch

Development and Peace will be holding the public launch of its new book, Jubilee 50 Years of Solidarity, in Toronto on June 1. With 50 stories from 50 different contributors, the publication is an exuberant celebration of our movement’s transformative powers. Read more. Buy.

 


Youth Forum: Rooted in Justice

Youth Forum: Rooted in Justice—still a few spots left. Register now!

We’ve still got a few spots left for Youth Forum on Food Sovereignty coming up soon from June 9 to 11 in Ottawa. Expect interactive workshops, stimulating presentations and engaging conversations, in other words, food for thought and action! Register

 


Second 50th anniversary video highlights first fundraising campaign

In 1968, Development and Peace’s first fundraising campaign raised $1.35 million for 77 projects in 32 countries. Find out more

 


Canadians mobilize for mining justice

Canadians mobilize for mining justice

As part of the Month for Mining Justice this May, Canadians rallied to call on the Government of Canada to keep its promise to create an independent ombudsman for the extractive sector. Read more

 


pilgrimages

The path less travelled

Jubilee Campaign Coordinator, Suzanne Slobodian suggests a novel way to celebrate Development and Peace’s 50th anniversary this summer. Hint? You might need sunscreen! Read more

 

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