Media Releases

Philippine delegation presses Canada for mining justice and leadership in peace process

March 14, 2017

Delegation includes a Member of the Philippine Congress, Anglican Bishop and Indigenous activists (Ottawa, ON) – Make the overseas operations of Canada’s mining sector open for justice and ensure that Canada plays a leadership role in the Philippines’ peace process…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Philippine delegation in Montreal calls for mining justice 

February 28, 2017

Delegation includes a Member of the Philippine Congress, Anglican Bishop and Indigenous activists (Ottawa, ON) – Make the overseas operations of Canada’s mining sector open for justice and ensure that Canada plays a leadership role in the Philippines’ peace process…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Philippine delegation in Edmonton calls for mining justice 

February 28, 2017

Delegation includes a Member of the Philippine Congress and Indigenous activist (Ottawa, ON) – Make the overseas operations of Canada’s mining sector open for justice and ensure that Canada plays a leadership role in the Philippines’ peace process are two…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Philippine delegation in Calgary calls for mining justice 

February 28, 2017

Delegation includes a Member of the Philippine Congress and Indigenous activist (Ottawa, ON) – Make the overseas operations of Canada’s mining sector open for justice and ensure that Canada plays a leadership role in the Philippines’ peace process are two…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Philippine delegation in Ottawa calls for mining justice

February 28, 2017

Delegation includes a Member of the Philippine Congress, Anglican Bishop and Indigenous activists (Ottawa, ON) – Make the overseas operations of Canada’s mining sector open for justice and ensure that Canada plays a leadership role in the Philippines’ peace process…

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Women’s role building peace and ending gender-based violence the focus of Colombian organization’s Canadian tour

November 23, 2016

Organización Femenina Popular, a Colombian grassroots women’s rights organization and KAIROS partner, visits Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa, November 23 – December 4 (Toronto, ON) – Women’s critical role in peace building in Colombia and bearing international witness to…

Post filed in: Gender Justice, Media Releases

Murder of young assistant from Guatemalan environmental organization is evidence of escalating risk to human rights defenders

November 16, 2016

Please respond to news of this horrible crime by taking action here . Also, any donations received by the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network this week, will be sent to Jeremy’s family. Please contact: Lisa Rankin, Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network, btscoordinator@gmail.com. North American organizations…

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Événement public à Montréal sur les résistances des femmes face à la violence et à l’extractivisme, 29 novembre

November 11, 2016

  (Ottawa, ON) – Les résistances des femmes vivant sur des territoires violentés par des mégaprojets extractifs et la violence à laquelle elles font face seront les thèmes du panel « Territoires violentés. Femmes en luttes » le 29 novembre à Montréal…

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Ottawa event on missing murdered Indigenous women and girls features Colombian peace builder, December 1

November 11, 2016

(Ottawa, ON) – The root causes of violence against women in Canada and Colombia, and how to stop it, will be the focus of No Mas! End Violence Against Women Now – a panel discussion sponsored by KAIROS Canada on…

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Toronto event on missing murdered Indigenous women and girls features Colombian peace builder, November 25 

November 10, 2016

(Toronto, ON) – The root causes of violence against women in Canada and Colombia, and how to stop it, will be the focus of No Mas! End Violence Against Women Now – a panel discussion in Toronto sponsored by KAIROS…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: BC-Yukon KAIROS urges municipal leaders to vote to halt Site C dam construction

September 27, 2016

At the Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention, September 26-30, BC-Yukon KAIROS is urging that municipal leaders support resolution B31. Resolution B31 reads as follows: Whereas the proposed 60 meter high dam project at Site C on the Peace River…

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MEDIA RELEASE: KAIROS online info-hub to aid inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women

September 21, 2016

(Toronto, ON) – On a day when Indigenous and non-Indigenous people gather to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG), KAIROS Canada launches the MMIWG Information Hub on kairoscanada.org, offering resources and updates related to the national inquiry…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: KAIROS spotlights Indigenous women, migrant rights and climate justice at World Social Forum

August 1, 2016

Ottawa, ON –KAIROS Canada and its partners will help spotlight Indigenous women, migrant rights, and climate justice at the World Social Forum (WSF) in Montreal during panel discussions and activities, August 10 to 12. The WSF (August 9 to 14)…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Paddle for Peace with ROLLING JUSTICE BUS – Awaken the Giant Tour

July 4, 2016

Fort St. John, BC-   On Saturday, July 9, 2016 over 45 members of the Rolling Justice Bus community will gather with thousands of other British Columbians to participate in the annual Paddle for the Peace. This diverse group of people…

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