KAIROS BC-Yukon is a regional structure that is part of a national church-based social justice movement
known as KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives. KAIROS works with its members, partners, and our cross-Canada
community based network in the following areas:
These program areas are organized within two major themes:
- Sustainability, with a primary focus on ecological justice
- Rights and Dignity, which
includes Indigenous rights and global human rights
Board members are:
Breaking it down a bit more ...
There are 6 regions in the national network. In each of these regions are individual KAIROS members
and local KAIROS groups that operate somewhat autonomously, utilizing the resources provided by the national organization.
These regions are:
British Columbia / Yukon
(Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories)
Cambrian - Agassiz (Manitoba,
Nunavut, North-Western Ontario)
Great Lakes - St Lawrence (Ontario east of Thunder Bay)
Atlantic (New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island)
oecumenique justice et paix (Francophone/Quebecois partner network)
And finally, connecting us to the world ...
KAIROS also participates in international development work, funded largely through CIDA, the Canadian International
Development Agency. The Global Partnerships Program works with approximately 35 partners in Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Caribbean/Latin
America, and the Middle East. Together we address global, national and local peace and justice issues.
of these partners are church-related organizations, while others are citizens' groups and coalitions. All share the KAIROS
goal of bringing about social transformation in order to create a more just, peaceful and sustainable world.