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We thought we’d remind folks about what the CUC has done around divesting. In March 2102, the CUC wrote to Suncor expressing Canadian UUs concerns (read the letter here). In November of 2012, the CUC divested all its shares in Suncor. A notice appeared in the December 2012 eNews.

The CUC’s Portfolio Manager, Alan Harman, shared some thoughts about what a socially responsible investor might do about divestment, which was featured on the CUC website in April 2011. Mr. Harman carefully uses a set of environmental, social and governance screening criteria provided by Sustainalytics to make investment decisions for the CUC.

  1. Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Leave a comment
  2. As of July 1, 2014, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) comes into effect. The intent of the law is to deter the most damaging and deceptive forms of spam from occurring in Canada and help drive spammers out of Canada. This … Continue reading

  3. World Pride in Toronto Leave a comment
  4. The Canadian Unitarian Council (CUC), Unitarian Congregations of Great Toronto (UCGT) and members of our local congregations have been working together to prepare for World Pride and participate in several ways. Follow this link for information of all the Unitarian activities at World Pride Toronto and … Continue reading

  5. We Still Say NO to the Northern Gateway Pipeline Leave a comment
  6. Deeply disappointed by the federal government’s decision to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline, we join with First Nations and environmental groups in opposing it. We will continue to speak out and demand the most strict environmental practices be followed. Follow … Continue reading

  7. Denied Visas…6 of 10 Reversed Leave a comment
  8. The CUC and UUMOC speak out and our voices are heard.  Our recent letter urging the government to overturn the denied visas in time for the June 25-27 World Pride Event has been met with a positive response: six of ten … Continue reading