PWSD is the official development and relief agency of The Presbyterian Church in Canada. The work of PWSD includes responding to emergency situations, long-term community development with international partners working in health, education, agriculture and income-generation and refugee sponsorship by Canadian congregations. PWSD is also responsible for educating Canadian Presbyterians by promoting justice, peace and the integrity of creation. PWSD supports people and communities in Africa, Asia, Central America, and Eastern Europe according to their need and regardless of their faith.
"If we don't do some-thing at the classroom level we're wasting our time."
- Craig Kielburger
Together, a better world is possible.
SCIC helps Saskatchewan people act on their desire to make the world a better place. We do this by educating Saskatchewan people about global issues like poverty, health, and human rights, and encouraging individuals to take meaningful action.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JUNE 14, 2016 SASKATCHEWAN – Through cuts made in its most recent budget, the Government of Saskatchewan has ended its 42-year long partnership with the Saskatchewan Council for … Continue reading.
SCIC is excited to release the first Module in our Global Citizenship Education Modules Series. The culmination of decades of work supporting Saskatchewan teachers, SCIC’s Global Citizenship Education Modules are a series of new educational resources to support global citizenship education learning outcomes for Saskatchewan middle years and secondary classrooms (grades 6-12). They … Continue reading.
Why won’t growing more food solve global hunger? Why can’t we just build more clinics to improve global health? Our new campaign explores below the surface of global challenges such as hunger, health, education and conflict. As one person, we can each learn more, and take … Continue reading.
June 7, 2016 Dear valued members of SCIC, As you know, the provincial budget came down last week. I’m very sorry to report that, because of its fiscal situation, the Government of Saskatchewan has decided to end its 42 year partnership with SCIC. This decision will … Continue reading.
Registration is open for the 7th Annual Generating Momentum Youth Leadership Training Camp, Aug 25-28, 2016 at Camp Easter Seal, Manitou Beach, SK. Generating Momentum is a 4-day, retreat-style summer leadership camp for globally-minded Saskatchewan youth. The camp focuses on providing the practical skills, knowledge, education, and … Continue reading.
by André Magnan Saskatchewan has long prided itself on being an outward looking, globally connected province. This is of course reflected in our provincial motto, “From many peoples, strength”, and … Continue reading.
In the wake of news that the Government of Saskatchewan has cancelled it’s 42-year long agreement with SCIC to fund poverty reduction and community development programs around the globe, we have received an outpouring of support from concerned members, citizens, and partners. In an effort to demonstrate … Continue reading.
by Kailtyn Kitzan This blog is a part of “Student Perspectives on Global Citizenship Education”, a series of blogs by Saskatchewan high-school students reflecting on their experiences through the Global Citizen Youth … Continue reading.