This text is a homily by CUSJ President Margaret Rao, of First Unitarian Church of Toronto, on the January 2019 theme of Change. Good Morning Everyone! I am grateful to be given the opportunity to share a testimony with you on my life as an activist. In keeping with the theme of change, an activist … Read moreLove and justice in action
For over two hours hours on January 15, members of Homes not Bombs and Ottawa Raging Grannies staged a sit-in at the entrance to Global Affairs Canada, demanding a meeting with Chrystia Freeland, with what seemed like a tantalizing proposal: Freeland could, with the stroke of a pen, cancel the $15 billion Saudi weapons contract, … Read moreDoes this lady look like a “security threat” to you?
CUSJ is proud to have endorsed the #StopJNF campaign, which seeks to revoke the Jewish National Front (JNF) Canada’s charitable status and expose, challenge and stop the JNF’s discriminatory and harmful activities. As explained in the campaign website, the JNF is a private corporation whose lands were obtained through exploitative land sales and often-violent, forced … Read moreCUSJ endorses #StopJNF campaign
Although all five hereditary clan chiefs to he Wet’suwet’en Nation have clearly stated their opposition, the Canadian Liberal government seems determined to go ahead with TransCanada subsidiary Coastal GasLink’s liquid natural gas (LNG) pipeline projet. This, in spite of the fact that doing so would: Fly in the face of the most recent report of … Read moreWe stand with the Wet’suwet’en: No consent, no LNG pipelines