Canada’s Response to Terrorism: An ecumenical appeal to Parliament

Tasneem Jamal Defence & Human Security

Letter to members of Parliament. (français) Dear Member of Parliament, We are writing with regard to the forthcoming Parliamentary debate concerning appropriate Canadian and international responses to the heinous September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. You and your colleagues in the House of Commons bear the formidable responsibility of guiding our country’s actions in these critical days. We …

The Canadian Council of Churches Responds to the Events of September 11, 2001

Tasneem Jamal Defence & Human Security

Letter to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien following terrorist attacks on New York and Washington. Canadian Council of Churches 3250 Bloor Street West, 2nd Floor Toronto ON M8X 2Y4 September 21, 2001 The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada, House of Commons, Ottawa , Canada, K1A 0A6 c.c. The Hon. John Manley, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade …

To the Members of our Churches after the Tragedy in the United States

Tasneem Jamal

Letter from leaders of Canadian Churches addressing events of September 11, 2001. To the members of our churches after the tragedy in the United States: Grace to you and peace from our Lord Jesus Christ! We write to you as leaders of Canadian Churches to express our deep compassion for all those who have suffered in the terrorist attacks in …

Project Ploughshares Urges Prime Minister to Press NATO to Change its Nuclear Policy

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien December 3, 1999 Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons Ottawa K1A 0A6 Dear Prime Minister, I write on behalf of the board of Project Ploughshares to urge you and your government to forcefully press the forthcoming NATO review of disarmament policies and options to produce substantive and thoroughgoing changes …

Federal Expropriation of Nanoose

Tasneem Jamal

Project Ploughshares letter of objection to the expropriation by the federal government of the sea bed in the area of Nanoose. 17 June 1999 The Hon. Alfonso Gagliano Minister of Public Works and Government Services c/o Regional Director OAS/RES Pacific Region 800 Burrard St. Vancouver, BC V6Z 2V8 Re: FEDERAL EXPROPRIATION OF NANOOSE Dear Mr. Gagliano, I wish to formally …

Canadian Church Leaders Call on Prime Minister to Press for End to NATO Bombing of Kosovo and Yugoslavia

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Armed Conflicts, Defence & Human Security, Europe

Letter to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien. (français) April 13, l999 The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A OA6 Dear Prime Minister, We write to you as leaders of Christian churches, appealing to you to press for an immediate, unilateral moratorium on the NATO bombing campaign. We are conscious of the heavy responsibilities …

International Church Appeal to Canada: Reverse NATO’s Nuclear Weapons Policy

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to Prime Minister Chrétien from The Canadian Council of Churches. Ploughshares, with The Canadian Council of Churches, is currently engaged in a special initiative with church agencies in other NATO countries to promote policies and declarations by church leaders which are similar to the nuclear weapons declaration made by Canadian church leaders last year. The following letter has been …