Canadian Interfaith Call for Leadership and Action on Climate Change

Citizens for Public JusticeTuesday, October 25th, 2011At an historic meeting in Ottawa on October 23rd and 24th, some 30 faith communities of Canada met on Parliament Hill and discussed the urgent need for ecological justice, especially with regards to the climate change crisis. CPJ helped organize these meetings and the CPJ Board chair, Mark Huyser-Wierenga of Edmonton, is a signatory.This “Canadian ... [click title to continue]

New Report on CETA and Tar Sands

By Andrea Harden-DonahueCouncil of CanadiansOctober 14, 2011 A new report on tar sands and CETA, written by Scott Sinclair of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives was released today.The report is timely given the recent news that the EU Fuel Quality Directive is moving forward to EU MEPs for decision before the end of the year.The last two years have seen fierce lobbying on the part of the Harper ... [click title to continue]

Canada needs system change not climate change

What does it mean where the rubber hits the road?By Eric DohertyStraight.comOctober 11, 2011The slogan “System change not climate change” is well known in Europe, and is becoming a central rallying cry in the growing global movement for climate justice. But to many people in North America, it is still an unfamiliar and even threatening slogan. So what does “system change” mean where the rubber ... [click title to continue]