CUSJ More Important Than Ever

Margaret Rao, President of CUSJ, tells Canadian Unitarians why it is more important than ever to have a social justice organization that is free to speak truth to power on social issues.  (Delivered to First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto, 2015 03 22 Good morning everyone! My name is Margaret Rao and I am the current … Read moreCUSJ More Important Than Ever

Election 2015 campaign results

The 42nd general election is now behind us, and one can almost feel the land reverberate with our collective sigh of relief. The CUSJ championed many election-related actions on this site, and here we will review the success of each. Proportional representation campaign: huge strides CUSJ supported the Fair Vote Canada “Make Every Vote Count” Campaign to urge … Read moreElection 2015 campaign results

Proportional Representation for Canadians (from JustNews DP 30)

JustNews Editor Philip Symon’s note: I was asked by a Board Member of Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice to include an article on proportional representation (PR) in this Autumn 2015 Discussion Paper which is appearing shortly before the October federal election. Upon searching the internet for such an article, I was surprised to find most … Read moreProportional Representation for Canadians (from JustNews DP 30)

The Little Engine that Could: New Climate Pricing System

New climate pricing system could reduce greenhouse gas emissions…and poverty By: Andy Blair Member, Citizens’ Climate Lobby; CUSJ; and UUCH Climate Action Team By now, everyone knows it: we need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions drastically if we are to avoid the worst impacts of climate change on our environment, our health, and our economy. But … Read moreThe Little Engine that Could: New Climate Pricing System