Peacebuilders Canada Blog

Children and Youth in Care Day

Peacebuilders recognizes and supports Children in Youth in Care Day. As a member of the Ontario Children's Advancement Coalition, we stand with the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto in celebrating the diversity, strengths and successes of young people across Ontario....

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Ramadan Mubarak!

To all those celebrating, may this Ramadan fill your heart with peace, harmony, and joy. From our family to yours, sending you best wishes as you welcome yet another Ramadan in your life that brings along with it remarkable spiritual growth and late-night family meals.

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R v Morris, Case Summary and Future Considerations

Ontario Court to decide how systemic factors should impact the sentencing of Black people.   Kevin Morris, a then 22-year-old Black male, was arrested by Toronto Police in 2014 after incorrectly being connected to a nearby home invasion. Mr. Morris was eventually...

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In Loving Memory of Ken Lewis

It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news of the passing of Ken Lewis earlier this week, following a stroke late last year. Ken was a fierce and loyal champion of Peacebuilders and, for the past 14 years, vital to our now renowned annual Spring for Peace...

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Peacebuilders Canada Applauds Bill C-22

Research Shows Justice-Involved Youth Triggers Further Involvement With The Law   Peacebuilders Canada applauds the government’s introduction of Bill C-22, an Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to introduce legislation...

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Celebrating Black History Month at Peacebuilders

This month, Peacebuilders Canada will be celebrating Black History Month every day by sharing stories, speeches, art, research and information. We hope these posts serve as a reminder of the conditions of the black community, both in Toronto and beyond, and as an...

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Peacebuilders secures two new sources of funding.

We are excited to announce that Peacebuilders Canada has recently secured two new sources of funding which will directly benefit our youth and families within our Programming department! Our team recognizes the importance of providing culturally responsive supports...

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St. James Town Community Clean-up

On Friday, September 4th, 2020, Peacebuilders Canada alongside a number of amazing community partners like St. James Town Youth United, the Real Talk, Real Solutions Community Dialogue Initiative, the St. James Town Community Corner, Street Health, the Community...

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Peacebuilders teams with Rotman for #IThinkPopUp

A conversation on dismantling anti-black racism with Jody Dunn and Rachelle Bloomfield A conversation with Peacebuilders Canada's Jody Dunn, Restorative Justice Programs Manager and Rachelle Bloomfield, Restorative Schools Coordinator. Together we examine anti-Black...

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