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About Us

The Canadian Peace and Justice Committee of the Community of Christ (Canada) is responsible for this website.  The volunteer committee members are selected from both the Canada East and Canada West Missions.  The committee reports to the two Mission Centre presidents.  The current members are listed below.

Name

Location

Background

Caitlin Ball

Canada West - Edmonton, AB

Nursing student (U.Calgary), was in political science. Passionate about equitable health care.  Co-directed Fasthaton West for World Accord for 5 years.  Has been to Honduras to see incredible work of World Accord.

Anna Jean Bradley

Canada East - Wiarton, ON

Registered Midwife; teaches holistic health; has small wellness centre; Interests also include environment, food security, and marginalization.

Rod Downing (chair)

Canada West - Surrey, BC

Activist for over 30 years in various environmental and human rights issues. President, Agape Society (for at-risk youth); Former chair, strategic planning, World Accord; Maintains www.UntilAll.org, focused on global issues.  Recipient of 2007 International Human Rights Award from Community of Christ.

Don McLeod

Canada West - Calgary, AB

Worked for Canada Immigration in area of Refugee Settlement. Now retired.

Steve Northey

Canada East - London, ON

Rights advocate for those whose rights are trampled by authority, including 15 years focus on motorcyclist rights.

Bryce Taylor

Canada East - Toronto, ON

Social worker (MSW) facilitating shelter & programs for high risk seniors with mental health challenges.  See: www.sionito.ca.  Former Board chair of World Accord.

Betty Williams

Canada West - Mission, BC

Worked for over 15 years as foster parent & on various Foster Care System Boards.