People & Planet First – Development & Peace

Let’s put People and Planet First with Development and Peace — Caritas Canada’s new campaign!

In Canada, most people can speak out freely when injustice is committed. In many countries of the Global South, however, communities are threatened when they seek to protect their rights, especially their right to a healthy environment. This climate of insecurity is often fueled by the presence and influence of corporations, some of which are Canadian.

Undaunted, many vulnerable communities fight courageously to defend their rights, their lands and the environment against corporate harm.

This year, Development and Peace’s People and Planet First campaign invites you to stand in solidarity with them and celebrate their work!

St. Francis of Assisi Parish is looking for someone who would represent us at the Hamilton Diocese campaign workshop on Tuesday October 5th from 7 – 9 pm on Zoom. Please contact the parish office if you would like to represent the parish, or if you simply want to attend for yourself you can click here to register. Learn more at