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April 3, 2017

Last summer, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada participated in the government-led consultations on renewing Canada's international aid policy.

March 15, 2017

On March 15, 2017, a day that sadly marks the sixth anniversary of the outbreak of the war in Syria, we wish to acknowledge the outstanding work...

new thematic analysis “Women at the Heart of Change”
March 9, 2017

Over the last 50 years, women have been essential actors for change at Development and Peace—Caritas Canada, both in the Global South as well as in our movement here in Canada. Even though women face discrimination...

Do you know where your pension fund money is being invested
February 7, 2017

For years, Canadians have been taking advantage of the month of February to review their investments before tax season starts. But have you ever wondered if you have “responsible” investments?

Development and Peace stands in solidarity with refugees
February 6, 2017

As an organization working for social justice and peace for the last 50 years, Development and Peace-Caritas Canada denounces the Executive Order from President Donald Trump which suspends the US refugee resettlement...

opposing pipelines
December 2, 2016

The government of Canada recently announced that it rejected the construction of the Northern Gateway pipeline, which would have cut through the protected forests in British Columbia, but approved two other pipelines...

providing humanitarian aid to Syrians
December 1, 2016

After five years of providing humanitarian aid to Syrians, whose country is being destroyed by violent conflict, Development and Peace added to its response by launching an advocacy campaign in the spring of 2016

Solidarity with the people of Palestine
November 29, 2016

In solidarity with the people of the Palestinian Territories, Development and Peace supported the production of the documentary Open Bethlehem, which shows the impacts of the wall, as told from the viewpoint of filmmaker...

November 21, 2016

The COP22 was meant to be the “COP of Action,” but now at the end, we are left to wonder whether it was worthy of this slogan, considering the final decisions that were made.

 Typhoon Haiyan reconstruction
November 11, 2016

It has already been three years since Super Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) ripped through the Visayas in the Philippines, yet reports show that only 1% of houses promised by the government have been built.