Social Justice and Advocacy: What’s new

To learn more about Social Justice and Advocacy in the Diocese of Toronto, click here.

Outreach and Advocacy Conference: November 4, 2017.

This year’s Outreach and Advocacy Conference will be held at St. John’s, York Mills (19 Don Ridge Dr., Toronto, ON) on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Dr. Carl Jones of York University will be our keynote speaker. Don’t miss this annual opportunity for learning and networking!

Register now

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Vestry Motion 2018: Homelessness and Affordable Housing

Our Social Justice Vestry Motion for 2017 will call on all levels of government to address homelessness and the need for affordable housing. The wording of the motion will be posted after it is confirmed by the College of Bishops in Fall 2017.

You can read more here about housing need in our communities and our commitment as Christians to respond.

Archbishop Colin Johnson responds to 2017 Ontario Budget

You can read Archbishop Colin’s response to the new provincial budget and the recently-announced changes to employment standards and the minimum wage, here.

You can read the Diocese’s submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs regarding Bill 148 (The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017) here.

Updated Outreach & Advocacy Prayer Cycle

The Outreach & Advocacy Prayer Cycle has been updated for use in your parish and ministries for the 2016-2017 liturgical year. You can download this resource below

 

To learn more, or to get involved, please contact Elin Goulden, Social Justice & Advocacy Consultant, at egoulden@toronto.anglican.ca or by phone at 416-363-6021 (1-800-668-8932), extension 240.