March 24, 2015
KAIROS and Canadian Roots bring unique history lesson to Sackville
KAIROS’ Blanket Exercise expands with train-the-trainer session at Mount Allison University
International Women's Day is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing women in our lives, including Indigenous women in Canada and around the world who are defending the rights of their communities and the environment and helping us to understand the gendered impacts of mining. Click the link to read more from Rachel Warden's blog on rabble.ca
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Our dear and long time friends Dick and Helen Peters have announced their retirement from KAIROS Prairies/North. Read some tribute messages here from those who worked with them over the years.
Click above to read Jennifer Henry's blog post on rabble.ca about her decision to fast for climate justice today (March 5)
Last month in Calling Lake, community members wove their oral history and unique perspectives into the Blanket Exercise. Storyteller, hunter, trapper and respected member of the Calling Lake community, Brian Cardinal, reflected on this process in a powerful story.
Ottawa Schedule (updated on March 16, 2015) Friday, May 29 at Carleton University Late Afternoon: KAIROS Gathering Registration Evening: KAIROS Gathering opens with a plenary on “Recognition and Reconciliation” Saturday, May 30 at Carleton University All Day: KAIROS Gathering continues with a plenary on “Decolonization” followed by afternoon workshops Sunday, May 31 Morning or early […]
Solidarity. Integrity. Respect. Humility. Lament. Hope.
*March 24 - new video added!* The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and the Assembly of First Nations have filed a human rights complaint against the Government of Canada regarding child welfare services for First Nations children and have launched a campaign to raise awareness about this case.
As we mark Palm and Passion Sunday Lauren Hodgson of the United Church of Canada tells us how we need to be both brave in our struggle for justice and tender with ourselves as we speak truth to power.
George C. George, student at Emmanuel College, tells us that we’re to not be “ecological exiles”, but embrace the abundance of life that is reconciled with God’s creation.
Maylanne Maybee of the Anglican Church of Canada tell us that the sign of the cross lifted up may bring healing and life. Or maybe it won’t be the cross at all. Rather, it will be through words or touches of comfort, courageous examples of resistance, or moments of silence and prayer in the wilderness, with others, that we will find healing and life.