CUSJ supports bill for gender neutral national anthem

Liberal MP Mauril Belanger is putting a private members bill through the house asking for an amemendment to the National Anthem from “All our sons command” to “All of us command.”  CUSJ adds a request for a Theologically Neutral National Anthem as well by returning to the original wording.  This is especially appropriate given the … Read moreCUSJ supports bill for gender neutral national anthem

Gender-neutral national anthem a first step to equality

CUSJ calls on MPs to vote in favour of bill C-624 TORONTO – Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice (CUSJ) is calling on Members of Parliament to vote today in favour of making Canada’s national anthem more inclusive to all Canadians, by supporting Private Members’ Bill C-624, An Act to Amend the National Anthem Act (Gender) … Read moreGender-neutral national anthem a first step to equality

It is not a crime to criticize Israel: Press release

Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice P.O. Box 40011, Ottawa, ON, K1V 0W8 President, Margaret Rao president@cusj.org www.cusj.org Communiqué FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 16 April 2015 CIVIL SOCIETY REJECTS CRIMINALIZATION OF CRITICISM  OF STATE OF ISRAEL CUSJ joins other civil society organizations in defending freedom of speech Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice (CUSJ) has issued a … Read moreIt is not a crime to criticize Israel: Press release

Report on First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa Study Sessions

By: Anita McLean There were eight sessions on Israel/Palestine from October 2014 to February 2015. Due to very positive feedback, Ria Heynen and I decided to offer one more event on April 28, 2015. This was a film night to view the newly produced movie “Enduring Roots” which presents a very critical view of the … Read moreReport on First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa Study Sessions

Election 2015: Get informed, take action

Get Informed Find out which party matches your priorities Find out if you are registered to vote (and, if not, register) Step-Up Canada:  Party Positions on Climate Change Party positions on proportional representation Check the polls CUSJ Press Release:  2015 05 18 Unanimous vote to work for proportional representation at AGM Get involved! Fair Vote Canada Campaign CUSJ supports the … Read moreElection 2015: Get informed, take action