Author Archives: Kirsten

Colombian Civic Strike Leaders Visit Canada

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In 2017, social organizations launched a remarkable three-week civic strike that forced the Colombian government to negotiate solutions to the city’s pressing social and human rights crisis. Residents literally shut down Colombia’s most important trade route. Many, many activists were … Continue reading

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Volcano Relief – Guatemalan Women’s Sector

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By now many Canadians have heard of the horrendous eruption of the Fuego (Fire) Volcano that began Sunday June 3,destroying several Guatemalan communities, killing at least 110 – hundreds more are still missing – and displacing thousands.

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Join CoDev on a Delegation to Guatemala – March, 2018

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CoDev is organizing a visit to our Guatemalan partners in the Spring of 2018, and is open to CoDev members & members of our Canadian partner organizations.

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Don’t miss the Just Film Festival March 30-April 1

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The Just Film Festival, a joint production of CoDevelopment Canada, Amnesty International and Village Vancouver, takes place this Year from March 30 – April 1, at Van City Theatre (11 81 Seymour St., Vancouver, BC). Don’t miss the Friday night … Continue reading

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Join CoDev in calling for an independent human rights Ombudsperson for Canada’s international extractive sector

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Take action today to call on the Canadian government to ensure communities affected by Canadian oil, mineral and gas corporations have access to justice. Write your MP and the Minister of International Trade to let them know you want Canada … Continue reading

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