Accessible Housing Human Right

  October 13, 2021 UNITARIANS FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE SAY ACCESSIBLE HOUSING IS A HUMAN RIGHT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice urge government to comply with UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Members of Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice (CUSJ) have voted unanimously to urge the governments of Canada and all … Read more

CUSJ Supports Coalition for Violence Prevention

PRESS RELEASE. 2021 03 09 Petition Launched to Free Canada from Violence. (Sign the Petition here) A broad group of Canadians is calling on the public to sign a petition to free Canada from violence. They include victim advocates, public health, faith-based communities, social justice, municipalities, and academics. Rev. Frances Deverell led the creation of … Read more

Bill C-400 campaign (2012-Present)

Update: Our efforts bore fruit! In September 2016, Canada’s federal government initiated national consultations on the development of a “national housing strategy.” The government released a report on November 22 2016, and has promised to come up with a housing strategy in 2017. The Bill C-400 campaign saw CUSJ partnering with Dignity for All, Citizens For Public Justice, The Wellesley Institute, Canada Without Poverty, and the Canadian Unitarian Council to … Read more

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 more

Support Bill C-400 (Housing) Now

It is time for a National Housing Policy Now! CUSJ is supporting the CUC Housing Faith in Action and Monitoring Group to get bill C-400 passed and confirmed into law.  Bill C-400:  An Act for a National Housing Strategy to ensure secure, adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians See our letter writing campaign on the … Read more