Letter to Premiers: Protect Refugee Social Assistance

Citizens for Public Justice is urging everyone to write to their Premier or provincial representative, calling for them to commit to protecting social assistance for refugee claimants.

Posted:
December 02, 2014

Private Sponsorship and Public Policy

This study identifies the top concerns of church-connected sponsors of refugees related to policy and government practices or processes that affect their resettlement work.

Posted:
September 09, 2014

Take to the Streets this October 17 for Chew On This!

When: Friday, October 17, 2014

Where: Locations throughout Canada

On October 17, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, demonstrations are planned throughout Canada to tell the Canadian public and policymakers that charity is not enough.

Posted:
August 25, 2014

May 29: The State of Refugee Health: A Prognosis for Public Justice in Canada

When: Thursday, May 29, 2014, keynote address at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Dominion Chalmers Church, Woodside Hall, 355 Cooper St. at O'Connor, Ottawa

Dr. Doug Gruner will be keynote speaker at the Citizens for Public Justice AGM in Ottawa on May 29.

Posted:
May 16, 2014

Seven fact sheets on income inequality and poverty in Canada

While many are doing better than they were in the 2008–09 recession, the gap between the richest and poorest Canadians is growing at an alarming rate.

Posted:
April 17, 2013