The CUC’s National Voice Team Speaks Out…

For many, the verdict in the shooting death of Colten Boushie in 2016 has shaken belief in justice and due process. In February 2018, a jury acquitted Gerald Stanley, 56, of second-degree murder. Boushie, 22, was shot and killed after he and four others from the Red Pheasant Cree Nation drove onto Stanley’s rural property…

A Community of Balance – March 2018

When I was a little girl, my family went out to the league baseball games whenever our church team played. The ball game was not really the draw for me; I simply loved the energy of a rural community gathered on a summer night under the lights. I loved the dusty air and the smells.…

Canadian UU Ministers Respond to Colten Boushie Verdict

For many of us the verdict in the Colten Boushie case shook us to our core others are outraged, enraged, even fearful. The verdict is a step back in the journey towards reconciliation, a big step backward. In 2014, Canadian Unitarians, through our Expression of Reconciliation pledged to be in solidarity with our Indigenous siblings in spirit, and…

THE RIGHT TO BE COLD – Sheila Watt-Cloutier

We will be meeting to discuss this book on February 8 & 22,  at the home of Linda Palmason, 3022 Westridge Blvd., Peterborough. All are welcome to join us for our usual invigorating discussion While it was both enlightening and revealing to learn about her earlier life and intricate details of the forced assimilation imposed…

New Staff Position Posted! Choir Director!

At last month’s Budget Meeting, our congregation voted to add a part-time choir director to our paid staff. Adding this position is a testiment to this community’s love of music and desire to be the best employer we can be. Are you interested? Or know someone who might be? You’ll find the posting here. The…

SIDE WITH LOVE

The Unitarian Universalist Association’s social justice campaign has changed its name! As Canadian Unitarians, we share values and engage in common causes with our partners in the States; many Canadian UU’s have been involved with projects and campaigns led by “Standing on the Side of Love.”  You’ll find below their announcement released on January 10,…