Posts Tagged "watershed"

Take Action on World Water Day 2012!

March 22, 2012

Today, March 22, is World Water Day.  Yet Canada has still failed to implement a National Water Policy which would ensure the safety of Canadian water.  Canada is also one of only two countries at the United Nations General Assembly…

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A Lenten Journey to Justice for the Earth and its People

February 7, 2013

As Lent approaches, KAIROS invites you to reflect your imprint on the earth and all who share it with us.While we have not produced a Lenten resource this year, some “vintage” KAIROS resources can, in the spirit of  sustainability, be…

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Bottled Water Free Day, March 18

March 11, 2013

KAIROS, its companions and communities, and many of its member churches and organizations have long advocated for the right to clean water. Now, as a part of this commitment, we are inviting you to join in a national day of…

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KAIROS Earth Day Action to Protect Water!

April 22, 2013

Earth Day greetings from KAIROS! Today, as we honour creation, KAIROS asks you to join us in advocating with your MP for the protection of Canada’s waters, and for right relationship with Indigenous peoples. Omnibus bills C-38 and C-45 have…

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In Fracturing, Unity: Reflection on the Situation in Elsipogtog

October 18, 2013

The recent events at an anti-fracking blockade on Elsipogtog territory in New Brunswick point to the need for us to continue to seek right relationship with Indigenous peoples and to work for an ecological economy that honours all of creation.

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KAIROS Joins in Letter to NB Premier re: Elsipogtog

November 1, 2013

he Canadian Friends Service Committee, Amnesty International, and KAIROS have sent a letter to New Brunswick Premier David Alward about the province’s response to anti-fracking protests at Elsipogtog. We urge the province to act “in a manner consistent with its…

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Holy Trouble in the Watershed

February 12, 2014

Whether it’s overfishing or the environmental and human rights impacts of resource extraction, as watershed disciples we are sometimes called to make holy trouble. In this sermon at Toronto’s Trinity St. Paul’s United Church, KAIROS member relations and campaigns coordinator…

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Caring For All Creation: Towards the Healing and Fullness of Our Lands, Waters and Communities

March 4, 2014

KAIROS, BC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and others are co-sponsoring a six week study on Caring for All Creation. Find out how you can participate in person in Victoria and Vancouver, or online from anywhere!

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Justice for the Watersheds

May 2, 2014

An Evening with Indigenous Elders and Activists Francois Paulette (Dene) and Alma Brooks (Maliseet)

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

Archbishop Desmond Tutu: A Voice To be Heard

May 30, 2014

Executive Director Jennifer Henry and Program Manager Ed Bianchi head out to Fort McMurray to attend the “So Long as the River Flows” Conference and hear Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s thoughts on the oil sands, Indigenous Rights, and ecological justice.

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Executive Director, Indigenous Rights

We Are All Water-Keepers

December 12, 2014

The KAIROS group in Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan has been looking at its watershed these past few years, and has released this report looking at the threats posed to it. Agri-business, the commodification of water, urban water demands and the use…

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Western Tour: Yellowknife – Land of the Midnight Sun

June 16, 2010

At this time of year the sun literally never sets in Yellowknife and after a long, cold, dark winter it’s easy to understand why people may shun indoor events. Nevertheless, on Tuesday night a committed group of people chose to…

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Western Tour: Victoria – “Cochabamba in the Garden City”

June 16, 2010

Susan Draper, KAIROS’ BC-Yukon Regional Coordinator, sent us the following thoughts from the G20 Climate Justice Tour town hall discussion that took place in Victoria on Monday, June 14. I rejoice in the fact that 90 people from the city…

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Self-determination: some questions remain

January 8, 2011

It’s hard not to get caught up in the enthusiasm the people of Juba feel for the coming days. Tomorrow, Jubans and their neighbours throughout Southern Sudan begin voting in a referendum on splitting up Sudan. In a few months,…

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New Resource! Watershed Discipleship Workshop

July 10, 2014

Want to take some time in your church or community to explore the call to Watershed Discipleship? Our new 3 hour workshop can help! It includes biblical and personal reflection, reflection on the issues facing your watershed, and the opportunity…

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Support Grassy Narrows

July 11, 2014

Today’s Supreme Court decision affirming Ontario’s right to log on Grassy Narrows treaty land is a disappointment, but the First Nation’s fight to protect its traditional territory and waters, as well as the right to hunt, fish, and trap, continues.

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

KAIROS Reconciliation in the Watershed Workshop Series: Registration is now open

September 14, 2017

Nova Scotia Halifax October 14 | 10 am – 3 pm St. Andrews United Church (6036 Coburg Road, Halifax, NS) Hosted with the KAIROS Atlantic Network with guest speakers and guides from local Indigenous, environmental and community groups Registration fee…

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Reconciliation in the Watersheds of Mi’kmaki

October 3, 2017

On September 16, over 30 people gathered on unceded Mi’kmaki territory for a day-long Reconciliation in the Watershed workshop to learn about our relational connection to the watershed and the people who live within it.  KAIROS Canada hosted this workshop…

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Water flows, connects and knows no borders

October 25, 2017

I hadn’t realized how maps shape ones perspective of place and in turn how one then relates to that place. On October 14th, I attended a KAIROS event in Halifax on the topic of Reconciliation In Our Watershed. At one…

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Reconciliation through the lens of our local watersheds

November 6, 2017

This fall, KAIROS brought together close to 200 people in workshops across the country to talk about reconciliation through the lens of our local watersheds. Through a series of presentations, small group discussion, mapping, and active reflection, participants built understanding…

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