U N I T E D F O R
M I N I N G J U S T I C E
We of this generation are the stewards of the land in which we live.
The next generation will call upon us to give an account of our stewardship.
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Add your name to the letter to the Moderator of the United Church of Canada, The Rt. Rev Jordan Cantwell.
Since 2009, concerned members of the United Church of Canada, including pension holders, have called for the United Church of Canada Pension Board to divest from Goldcorp Inc. On August 11, 2015 the General Council voiced that their will was to divest from Goldcorp, with a 78% positive vote on a combined motion that was forwarded to General Council by four conferences. The will of the Church to divest was based on concerns from our Church’s partners in Guatemala and the on-the ground reality they are experiencing.
Respectfully, we ask that you indicate to the General Council Executive and the Pension Board that the Pension Board must respond to the will of the church and divest.
Read the full text here.