Canadian Council of Churches urges Ottawa to support nuclear ban treaty

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December 21, 2018 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Email: pm@pm.gc.ca Re: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Dear Prime Minister Trudeau We, the undersigned, representing all 26 member denominations of The Canadian Council of Churches, write to urge that the …

Witness for peace: Chronicling the role of the Canadian churches in shaping public policy over the past 40 years

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Author Paul C. Heidebrecht and Jennifer Wiebe Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 36 Issue 2 Summer 2015 Canadian churches recently marked four decades of ecumenical coalition work for the pursuit of peace and justice. During that time, Canadian Christians across theological traditions have come together—speaking to, and arguably shaping, public policy discussions on issues such as nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament, Canadian military …

Federal Election Resource – 2015

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 Please click on image to view full PDF document. This election resource has been prepared by several ecumenical organizations in Canada to inform and challenge all who are participating in the 2015 federal election. It identifies a range of priority issues, offers sample questions you can ask of candidates, and provides links to resources where you can learn more about these particular issues. We invite …

Canadian Council of Churches Letter on Nuclear Weapons

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The Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) has written to Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, requesting that the Canadian government take specific steps during the Preparatory Committee of the Non-Proliferation Treaty meeting, 28 April – 9 May 2014, at the United Nations. The CCC asks that the government highlight, affirm or acknowledge in its statements the following: affirm the new momentum …