September 25, 2022

CFSC office closes to honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30th is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, established by the federal government in response to Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action #80.   […]
September 15, 2022

Join Our Youth Advisory Group

Contact CFSC staff person Nancy Russell about joining the Youth Advisory Group WhatsApp: 416-725-0542 (text only) Twitter @NanyaRussell Email nancy@quakerservice.ca CFSC office landline (no texting): 416-920-5213 […]
August 31, 2022

Open letter calls for Canada to speak out about Masafer Yatta

Dear Justin Trudeau, Canadian Friends Service Committee is the peace and social justice agency of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Canada. Since 1931, CFSC […]
August 11, 2022

One Easy Change in Perspective Can Deepen Your Understanding

You know who you are and what you stand for. And sometimes that’s just miles away from what your partner, co-workers, or family members stand for […]
July 7, 2022

Joint statement from UN in Geneva

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesFifteenth session, 4–8 July, 2022, Item 9United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesSpeaker: Sashia LeungCoalition for the […]
July 6, 2022

Event video: Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada

CFSC helped organize a side event at the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples meeting in Geneva at the beginning of July. […]
June 10, 2022

CFSC on Project Save The World podcast

Our Communications Coordinator Matt Legge joined Metta Spencer’s “Project Save The World” podcast together with guests Liz Carmichael (professor at Oxford University) and Rachel Small (World […]
May 9, 2022

Note submitted to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Earlier this month CFSC staff Nancy Russell joined other members of civil society in meeting with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. […]
May 2, 2022

Your Emotions are Fundamental

Our newest blog post for Psychology Today looks at the crucial role that emotions play in conflicts. Read on for some interesting research on what emotions […]