Citizens for Public Justice hosting cross-Canada tour ahead of federal election

Ahead of the 2019 federal election, Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) is hosting a series of free, non-partisan events across Canada. The tour will provide the electorate with information to better understand important policy issues related to CPJ’s core policy areas: poverty in Canada, ecological justice and refugee rights. Additionally, the tour serves as an opportunity for people to connect with CPJ’s new executive director, Willard Metzger, who previously worked for Mennonite Church Canada as executive minister. Tour dates include:

Sept. 10 - Surrey
Sept. 11 - Edmonton
Sept. 12 - Calgary
Sept. 17 - Regina
Sept. 18 - Winnipeg
Sept. 24 - Montreal
Sept. 25 - St. John’s
Sept. 26 - Halifax
Oct. 1 - Waterloo
Oct. 3 - Toronto
Oct. 8 - Ottawa 

With these events, CPJ hopes to encourage Canadians, particularly people of faith, to take part in important public justice conversations, participate in the democratic process and ultimately consider how their vote might shape a just Canada for all. Visit cpj.ca/tour2019 for details.

—Citizens for Public Justice

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People will have the opportunity to meet Willard Metzger, the new executive director of Citizens for Public Justice, during the organization’s upcoming fall tour. (Photo courtesy of CPJ)

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