Press Releases

  • A Seat at the Table: Canadian Civil Society & Youth Join Canada at UN

    A Seat at the Table Canadian Civil Society & Youth Join Canada at UN     July 13, 2017 – Two Canadian civil society representatives and two youth delegates will participate in the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development alongside the government of Canada this week in New York City (July 10th […]

  • British Columbians talk local work on Global Goals at the United Nations

    ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** British Columbians talk local work on Global Goals at the United Nations Vancouver, BC – July 11, 2017 – This week, British Columbians join heads of state, dignitaries and civil society from around the world at the United Nations to report on and discuss progress toward achieving the world’s most ambitious agenda: […]

  • Courtenay-Comox Voters Swayed by Global Focus?

    May 10, 2017 –  The difference between a minority and majority government has boiled down to one seat determined by just nine voters. Who influenced those voters and what did they say? The close vote in the Courtenay-Comox riding could be attributed to an all candidates forum that used a global lens to debate local […]

  • ICN National Submission to the CRA’s Consultation on the Political Activities of Charities

    The Inter-Council Network of Provincial and Regional Councils (ICN) has submitted to the CRA’s consultation on the political activities of charities.  This submission, prepared by Krista Dinsmore, Marie-Audrey Girard and Deborah Glaser, is based on data from the ICN-CCIC survey conducted in October and represents areas of apparent consensus. It sets out 4 overarching recommendations […]

  • Canada must Be a Global Climate Leader

    In dramatically shifting political times, Canada must be a genuine leader at the international climate negotiations and work to implement every tenet of the Paris Agreement.