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Sponsors of David Korten’s Ottawa visit
Kairos Spirituality for Social Justice Centre
- to listen deeply to the stirrings within us and to the cry of Earth for justice and peace
- to heighten awareness of our social responsibility leading to a more integrated worldview
- to take informed actions to bring about positive change throughout Earth Community.
Kairos is a sponsored ministry of the Grey Sisters of the Immaculate Conception.
Anne Taylor gsic, Marlene Kelly, gsic, Kevin Doyle
211 Bronson Ave., #306
Tel: (613) 236-6557
The Council of Canadians
Since 1985, the Council of Canadians has brought Canadians together to act for social, economic and environmental justice here in Canada and around the world. Their work is built on a strong foundation of timely and strategic campaigns to fight for the values, social programs and progressive policies that Canadians believe in. The Council works on issues of fair and just trade, energy, health care, the right to water, as well as issues of environmental justice and national sovereignty. The Council is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2010!
Brent Patterson: Director of Campaigns and Communications
170 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 700
Tel: (613) 233-2773
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)
The CCPA is one of Canada’s leading sources of progressive policy ideas. Their work is rooted in the values of social justice and environmental sustainability. It is authoritative and accessible to a broad audience. The CCPA has special projects in the areas of climate justice, international trade, economic security, education, and alternative budgetary proposals. The CCPA has a national office in Ottawa and staff in five regional offices as well.
Bruce Campbell: Executive Director
Suite 205, 75 Albert Street,
tel: (613) 563-1341
Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ)
CPJ’s mission is to promote public justice in Canada by shaping key public policy debates through research and analysis, publishing and public dialogue. CPJ encourages citizens, leaders in society and governments to support policies and practices which reflect God’s call for love, justice and stewardship. CPJ works on socio-economic justice, poverty eradication, ecology and issues of faithful citizenship. Born in 1963 in Toronto, since 2007 CPJ’s offices have been located in downtown Ottawa.
Joe Gunn: Executive Director
#501-309 Cooper Street,
T: (613) 232-0275
The Polaris Institute
The Polaris Institute was founded in 1997 to do research, education and action on major public policy issues and the corporate power that lies behind government policy making. In doing so, Polaris works with community groups and social movements in developing new tools and strategies for democratic social change. Polaris' current programs and campaigns include bottled water, bulk water exports, mega energy projects [i.e. tar sands], transitions to a green economy and corporate profiles. Based in Ottawa, Polaris works with community groups in Ontario, and as a catalyst with social movements nationally and internationally.
Tony Clarke: Executive Director
180 Metcalfe St.
Tel: (613) 237-1717