Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement

Our centre and participants

The Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) is a dynamic space on the University of Waterloo campus, home to peace-oriented innovators, and established organizations from the region's vibrant peacebuilding field. The common goal of advancing peace collaboratively and creatively is the lifeblood of the CPA’s unique working community. The Centre stands as a bridge between campus and community, academics and practice, and faith and justice.

Our ecosystem

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada is a leading hub for innovation on a national and global scale. The University of Waterloo has been rated Canada’s most innovative university for 27 years running, operates the world’s largest co-operative education program, and now supports a wide array of student entrepreneurship opportunities. In addition to being the home of countless cutting-edge tech companies, our surrounding community has nurtured significant social innovations in areas such as restorative justice, poverty alleviation, and refugee resettlement.

  1. Mar. 7, 2019SheCycle: Take two Abby Loewen, Anna Kuepfer and Leah Wouda hold first place prize of $3000 dollar cheque

    Persistence is a necessary element of innovation. 

  2. Feb. 26, 2019“Peace has to start with someone”: Reflections from the MCC Ottawa Office Student Seminar MCC Ottawa Student Seminar poster. Red background,

    From February 14 – 16, the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Ottawa Office hosted its annual Student Seminar. College and university students from across Canada gathered in Ottawa to learn about this year’s topic “People on the move: Human rights and global migration.”

  3. Feb. 21, 2019Conflict on the StartUp Team joins the Epp Peace IncubatorConflict on the StartUp Team Logo

    The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement welcomed Conflict on the Startup Team (CoST) to the Epp Peace Incubator this month.

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