CUSJ joins with a coalition of activist groups including our partner, the Climate Action Network, and the Council of Canadians to affirm and promote the following roadmap to a Just Transition to a Green Economy: PUT PEOPLE FIRST, DEMAND OVER 150 CANADIAN ORGANIZATIONS WITH THE LAUNCH OF SIX PRINCIPLES FOR A JUST RECOVERY Joint Media … Read more CUSJ Calls for JUST RECOVERY
CUSJ members were delighted at the news that Frances Deverell, long-serving board member and former president of the CUSJ, received the Knight Award at the May 16 online CUC annual meeting. The Victor and Nancy Knight Living Tribute Award is presented at the CUC National Conference. The Award is made annually from the income of … Read more Congratulations to Frances Deverell, 2020 Knight Award Recipient!
Below is Frances Deverell’s acceptance speech upon receiving the Knight Award. Well, you’ve done the impossible. I’m speechless. Thank you for this great honour, this very special recognition. First let me say that nobody does this work alone. I have been most fortunate to have many brilliant people and caring activists working tirelessly at my … Read more Frances Deverell Accepts Knight Award with Humility and Gratitude
Social Justice in the Time of COVID-19 by Leslie Kemp At the beginning of 2020, social justice advocates were mobilizing in support of the Wet’suwet’en and their fight against the Coast Gaslink pipeline. Unitarians were among them. Both CUSJ and the CUC sent out a statement of solidarity. In addition to Indigenous rights, many Canadians … Read more COVID-19 and Social Justice