Update Regarding Canada Summer Jobs Program

March 29, 2018

ALL religions are protesting the Canada Summer Jobs program because it violates religious rights. — Bishop Richard Grecco




Dear CCCB Delegates to Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogues,


Please find attached in English and French the latest update regarding the Canada Summer Jobs Program. This statement is being issued in the name of the ecumenical and interfaith participants who were part of a meeting on 21 March 2018 with the Honourable Patricia A. Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, at which the CCCB was represented by His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins








Wishing you and your families a blessed Holy Week and a joyful Easter celebration.


Kyle Ferguson

Advisor for Ecclesial and Interfaith Relations

Conseiller pour les relations ecclésiales et interreligieuses

Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Conférence des évêques catholiques du Canada

To read the statements in a PDF format click on the following links:

Interfaith Statement in English

Programme Emplois 28 mars French version