CUSJ Declares Support for Common Causes

The Council of Canadians been working with 47 organizations (Idle No More, all key labour organizations affiliated with the CLC, Canadian Federation of Nurses, Greenpeace, National Farmers Union, Voices, Alternatives, Canadian Peace Alliance, Lead Now,  many, many more… including Oxfam,) to pull together a common front to tackle the social issues of our day and … Read moreCUSJ Declares Support for Common Causes

Bill C-400 campaign for National Housing Strategy

The vote at first reading for Bill C-400 is due to happen around February 13th. CUSJ is supporting the Dignity For All Campaign to focus on persuading Conservative back benchers to support the bill. Choose your approach and help Canadians communicate the importance of action on the Canadian Housing crisis (400,000 Canadians either live on … Read moreBill C-400 campaign for National Housing Strategy

Fair Vote Canada studies and votes on Alternative Vote

Fair Vote Canada is reviewing its basic principles.  Should it focus only on Proportional Representation (as it does now) or should it promote non-proportional systems like alternative vote in municipal elections where there are no parties.  What do you think? Go direct to the Fair Vote Canada page to get involved or see the links … Read moreFair Vote Canada studies and votes on Alternative Vote

Social Action Movies – Get involved

Congregations in Canada are enjoying social action movies (often with a pot luck meal) as a way of getting more people engaged in discussions about our society and what direction we should go.  We have posted a long list of great movies and where to get them to get you started.  Let us know if … Read moreSocial Action Movies – Get involved

Eradicate Ecocide

Raven Courtney is walking across Canada to bring attention to Holly Higgins movement: Eradicate Ecocide.Ecocide is the extensive damage to, destruction of or loss of ecosystem(s) of a given territory, whether by human agency or by other causes, to such an extent that peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants of that territory has been or will … Read moreEradicate Ecocide