Archive for April 2012

Le temps de KAIROS : avril 2012

April 30, 2012

Lire le numéro d’avril 2010.

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Sudan and South Sudan at the brink of war

April 30, 2012

KAIROS and its members are concerned about the recent  escalation of fighting between the Republic of Sudan (Sudan) and the Republic of South Sudan (South Sudan).  KAIROS joins with the international community in urging the utmost restraint in favour of…

Post filed in: Africa

Our Dreams Matter Too

April 25, 2012

On June 11th, come out and walk for culturally based equity for First Nations children! The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada is recruiting walkers and letter-writers for its June 11th event. Check out their youtube video!…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

Whose Development? Reflections on my visit to the Marlin Mine and meeting with community members

April 24, 2012

By Rachel Warden “They said the mine would bring development, but they didn’t mean development for us, unless they meant the development of sickness, environmental damage, of social conflict and threats,” – community member from San Miguel Ixtahuacan We were…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Latin America

KAIROS au Sommet sur l’équité fiscale

April 24, 2012

Avec 24 autres organisations de la société civile, KAIROS a parrainé un congrès des plus animés, qu’avaient convoqué à Ottawa, les 29 et 30 mars de cette année, les Canadiens pour l’équité fiscale. Le fait que le sommet ait coïncidé…

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KAIROS: analyse du budget fédéral 2012

April 24, 2012

Les mesures du budget fédéral 2012 auront des retombées importantes sur plusieurs des priorités de KAIROS, telles la justice pour les peuples autochtones et la durabilité écologique ou la qualité de l’aide publique au développement. L’équité pour les peuples autochtones…

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KAIROS monitors disappointing Canadian GHG emissions reporting

April 20, 2012

KAIROS continues to monitor Canada’s annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reporting required under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).  Environment Canada has just released the National Inventory Report 1990-2010: Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks in Canada, which…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

KAIROS Times: April 2012

April 16, 2012

Read the April 2012 issue.

Post filed in: KAIROS Times E-Newsletter

Anglican Bishops of BC and Yukon Release Statement on Gateway Hearings

April 12, 2012

A group of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada in British Columbia and Yukon have released a statement on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and the accompanying public hearings. They write to express their hope that the hearings will…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

KAIROS offers its support and solidarity to Development and Peace

April 5, 2012

KAIROS offers its support and solidarity to our member organization, Development and Peace, whose CIDA funding for projects in the Global South has been drastically reduced. In July 2010, Development and Peace submitted a 5 year funding proposal of $49.2…

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KAIROS at Fair Tax Summit

April 5, 2012

KAIROS, along with 24 other civil society organizations, co-sponsored a lively conference convened by Canadians for Tax Fairness in Ottawa on March 29-30 of this year. The fact that the summit coincided with the release of federal budget (one that…

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KAIROS Analysis of the 2012 Federal Budget

April 3, 2012

Provisions of the 2012 federal budget have important implications for several KAIROS priorities, including justice for Indigenous peoples, and ecological sustainability as well as the quality of Official Development Assistance.   Equity for Indigenous Peoples in Canada The budget announces…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights