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Time for Streams of Justice: KAIROS Atlantic Gathering 2019

March 28, 2019

Connect with those committed to making Atlantic Canada and the country a fairer and more sustainable place. Whether you are new to activism and want to test the waters or are a long-time change-maker seeking to broaden your network and…

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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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KAIROS top 12 wishes for 2018

January 12, 2018

Always striving for extraordinary change, KAIROS expects bold new provincial and federal policies this year that will advance human and ecological rights. On December 31, 2018, KAIROS will truly celebrate if all (or at least most) of the following are…

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KAIROS statement: Site C dam

December 14, 2017

KAIROS Canada is profoundly disappointed with the BC government’s decision to continue with the Site C hydroelectric megadam project, as announced by Premier John Horgan on December 11. The decision violates Indigenous peoples’ rights, represents a blatant disregard for reconciliation,…

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KAIROS urges you to support the Spirit Bear Plan

November 3, 2017

The Spirit Bear Plan has been launched! This initiative by the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada calls on you to help end inequalities in public services for First Nations children, youth and families by urging the…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Reconciliation in the Watershed comes to Guelph, October 28

October 9, 2017

Local residents invited to renew relationships with watershed & Indigenous peoples (Toronto, ON) – Connecting the local ecology with Indigenous rights, and identifying ways to renew relationships with Indigenous peoples and the Grand River Watershed are some of the expected…

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2016 Annual Report is now online

June 20, 2017

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Letter to the Editor: Clean tech should be PM’s next frontier

March 1, 2017

Re: “On climate change, can Trudeau go where Trump says no?” (The Hill Times, Feb. 22, p. 13). Canada cannot afford to follow the United States in any misguided decision to halt its climate change policies, and therefore its plans…

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The KAIROS community is deeply saddened by the recent passing of Art Manuel

January 13, 2017

The KAIROS community is deeply saddened by the recent passing of Art Manuel. Art’s relationship with KAIROS stretches back almost two decades to the pre-KAIROS days of the Aboriginal Rights Coalition (ARC). Art informed many of our education and action…

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Recognition to outgoing KAIROS Regional Reps for their outstanding contribution to the KAIROS Network

December 9, 2016

Earlier this fall, Bev McDonald stepped down from the role of KAIROS Atlantic Regional Representative after 8 years of service.  The role of Regional Rep is a big commitment that requires a lot of dedication and perseverance and all of…

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Spirited Reflection: White privilege & lament 

October 31, 2016

The system of the supremacy of whiteness was created to serve white men who were heterosexual, able bodied, Christian, wealthy landowners, to keep power and control in their hands. If we truly want to understand white privilege, the intersections of…

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United Church launches emergency appeal for hurricane matthew relief

October 13, 2016

Toronto: The United Church of Canada is launching an emergency appeal to provide humanitarian relief to Haiti, Cuba, and nearby Caribbean countries devastated by the impact of Hurricane Matthew. Donations made through the United Church are directed to ACT Alliance…

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The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) withdraws from KAIROS

October 13, 2016

KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives accepts, with regret, the decision of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) to withdraw from membership. We acknowledge the long history of CCCB collaboration in Canadian ecumenical social justice coalitions and, since 2001, in…

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Work stations for rent in the KAIROS Toronto office

August 30, 2016

KAIROS has three large and one slightly smaller, bright work stations available for rent in the Toronto office (Dupont and Spadina).  $500/month for the large ones and $400 for the smaller one includes wifi, use of the photocopier, access to…

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KAIROS video tweet – Meet a women of courage … in less than 140 seconds

July 21, 2016

A brave human rights defender, Chantal Bilulu coordinates a legal clinic for survivors of sexual violence in eastern Congo, once dubbed the rape capital of the world.  In two minutes you’ll learn how Chantal’s organization, which receives funding from KAIROS, helps women to recover their pride…

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PODCAST: How the KAIROS Blanket Exercise came to be. Radio Interview with Katy Quinn.

May 13, 2016

Radio interview with Katy Quinn on April 25, 2016

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KAIROS Members accepting donations to aid emergency efforts in Fort McMurray

May 5, 2016

KAIROS prays for the people impacted by the fire in Fort McMurray and surrounding communities.  While KAIROS does not receive donations for emergency relief, some of our members do. The following are those we know to date that are  receiving…

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