Remembering our Stolen Sisters, May 5

May 1, 2024

Time passes. Each second, tick, tick, tick. Time, a system of existence from the past, through the present and into the future. I will understand if you never forgive me. Forgive me for not being able to find you. One…

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New option! Donate by e-Transfer

September 21, 2023

Along with cheque and credit card, it is now possible to donate to KAIROS by e-Transfer.   E-TRANSFER PROCESS  In the recipient field, enter Isabel Grigueli,  KAIROS Finance Coordinator:Finance-Kairos@kairoscanada.orgIn the space provided for a personal message: Add the donor’s name and mailing address for the tax receipt Donations will be dedicated to the…

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Read all about it! Women Peace and Security at a Glance report for Year Five

August 24, 2023

English Français Español Progress report! Take a glance at KAIROS Women, Peace and Security Year 5 successes! More women impacted by conflict have benefited from psychosocial, human rights and legal support and are actively engaged in peacebuilding processes. More men…

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Youth Poster Contest 2022

September 7, 2022

About the contest KAIROS wants to lift up the artistic work of young activists. We are looking for original artwork that shares a message of justice, peace and hope – artwork that will help us as a movement and a community embrace this kairos moment and lead us into…

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Decolonizing Ourselves: Healing Haunted Histories

September 2, 2022

On August 27, 2022, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation hosted a group of 45 (mostly) settlers, reflecting on the theme of “Decolonizing Ourselves: Healing Haunted Histories.” The event’s title was drawn from the book by Elaine Enns and Ched Meyers, Healing Haunted…

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KAIROS urges House Leaders to expedite environmental racism bill

June 15, 2022

La version en français suit. KAIROS has joined several environmental organizations including the Canadian Coalition for Environmental and Climate Justice, David Suzuki Foundation and Equiterre in signing a letter to the Parliamentary House Leaders, urging them to co-operate to expedite passage…

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Amplifying the call for peace

March 1, 2022

KAIROS joins member churches, global ecumenical movements, partners and people from around the world including from within Russia in calling for an immediate end to all acts of war and military aggression in Ukraine.  Canada and the international community must…

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NEW! 2021 Federal Election Resource

August 27, 2021

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Spinning and weaving together: A journey of siblinghood and solidarity #KAIROS20

June 29, 2021

Español  KAIROS is celebrating 20 years as a social, ecumenical, and environmental justice organization. From its beginning we began to work together. Our organizations, spinning and weaving together.  We always find harmony in the struggles against the impacts of oil and mining activities, climate change, and the role of Indigenous peoples and women in the…

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Sister Anne O’Brien, presente!

June 25, 2021

The KAIROS staff is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Anne O’Brien, gsic on June 23. Anne was a beautiful person through and through, with a great energy and deep passion for justice. She was always extremely supportive of KAIROS’ work and generous with her…

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December 9, 2020

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North American, global Christians urge UN inquiry into ‘deadly acts of racism’

June 22, 2020

The United Church of Christ is among nine North American Christian denominations and four national and worldwide ecumenical bodies urging their members to press the United Nations for a formal inquiry into “deadly acts of racism” against black people around…

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A public letter on Guaranteed Basic Income

May 4, 2020

Forty one Anglican and Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada bishops have sent an open letter to the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance calling for a Guaranteed Basic Income. Read the letter

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KAIROS offices are closed until May 31

March 31, 2020

Dear Friends. I want to reach out to you, sending strength and courage in these difficult times.   Like many, we have made the decision to close our offices and suspend our in person programming (including KAIROS Blanket Exercises) until May…

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Call for churches to do more to address anti-Black racism

March 23, 2020

Even in the midst of the global COVID-19 crisis, churches continue to work together on a range of issues, including that of anti-Black racism in Canada and around the world. Leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the Anglican Church of…

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Solidarity with members of the Chinese community who are experiencing a deepening of racism

January 29, 2020

As the news is filled with regular updates on the Coronavirus, we want to express our solidarity with those who are directly impacted by the illness and their families. We share our grief for those who have died, and our…

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WCC leaders reiterate need for United States and Iran to step back from escalating conflict

January 9, 2020

KAIROS joins the World Council of Churches and member churches around the world in prayers for peace, praying that the leaders of US and Iran will be guided into and follow the way of peace. World Council of Churches January…

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KAIROS Members respond to Hurricane Dorian

September 6, 2019

Hurricane Dorian, a powerful category 5 hurricane, landed in the Bahamas in early September 2019 destroying thousands of homes and leaving approximately 60,000 people without shelter. Although KAIROS does not provide disaster relief, we encourage you to respond through the…

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Write your MP to denounce human rights violations in the Philippines

July 22, 2019

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Two KAIROS Congolese partners visiting Canada in June 2019

May 14, 2019

KAIROS is excited to welcome two partners from Héritiers de la Justice (HJ, Heirs of Justice), an ecumenical human rights organization in South Kivu province in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) and a partner in the…

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Atlantic Gathering highlights: The “aha” moments so far

May 4, 2019

It has been two full days of learning and  activism at Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick. The Streams of Justice- KAIROS Atlantic Gathering commenced with an opening plenary on May 2nd evening, where the participants connected with one another…

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KAIROS Wish List for 2019

January 10, 2019

KAIROS celebrates exciting progress with its 2018 advocacy wish list, and you’ll find more information following the 2019 listing, but more needs to be done. Bill C-262, an Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the…

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Speak for the Silenced

June 12, 2018

Politically motivated audits by Canada Revenue Agency have silenced the voices and threatened the future existence of vital charities in Canada.  Here is a chance to do something positive about this injustice. Send a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau to…

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Crisis in Gaza

May 17, 2018

KAIROS is gravely concerned about the use of lethal military force  against protestors in the Gaza strip, and joins people of faith and conscience from around the world in condemning the killing and injury of so many Palestinians, including civilians,…

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Steps but, not strides, forward: Federal Budget 2018

March 5, 2018

With its strong focus on gender equality and gender analysis, Federal Budget 2018 takes some significant steps forward in a number of KAIROS priority areas while failing to advance other critical concerns. Building on last year’s contributions, Budget 2018 invests…

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