September 13, 2023

Today is the 16th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The human rights of Indigenous Peoples must be respected and upheld by all sectors and at all levels of Canadian society Statement of the Coalition for […]
August 17, 2023

Final edition for 2023 of our newsletter Quaker Concern available now!

The Summer 2023 edition of our print and digital newsletter Quaker Concern is out. Inside you’ll find three full-length articles as well as brief highlights from […]
August 15, 2023

Indigenous voices on reconciliation

Do you ever feel that you’d like to advance the work of reconciliation, but you’re confused or unsure where to begin? You have questions but don’t […]
August 1, 2023

The incredible power of listening

Listening is powerful. This one skill can transform relationships, and even lead to social change Journalist Bruce Grierson asks, “What percent of people, at the end of […]
July 20, 2023

Joint statements delivered at the UN in Geneva (Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples)

We were pleased to join with the Coalition for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples to deliver three joint statements at the United Nations in Geneva […]
July 12, 2023

Video: Why are Canadian Quakers volunteering for justice and peace?

In this three-minute video you’ll hear directly from members of Canadian Friends Service Committee—the national peace and social justice agency of Quakers in Canada. As a […]
June 30, 2023

Our reactions to Canada’s UNDRIP Act National Action Plan

Joint Statement on the Release of Canada’s UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act National Action Plan: Effective oversight and accountability mechanisms critical to implementation of the UN […]
June 21, 2023

Faith in the Declaration Coalition statement for National Indigenous Peoples Day 2023

On this National Indigenous Peoples Day, faith communities and organizations affirm our on-going support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act. […]
June 14, 2023

Supporting youth with incarcerated family

CFSC’s Nancy Russell recently took part in a webinar on supporting youth with incarcerated family. The webinar was designed for front line workers (social workers, child […]