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The Royal Commonwealth Society of Canada (RCS) is both a learned Society and club, non-partisan, independent of governments and supported solely by public generosity. The RCS engages with its youth, civil society, business and government networks to address issues that matter to the Citizens of the Commonwealth. Its primary focus is to the promotion of young people throughout the Commonwealth.
The Royal Commonwealth Society of Canada has six affirmations, which underline the intrinsic values which the entire Royal Commonwealth Society of Canada shares, regardless of religion.
We affirm our respect for the whole of the natural world and acknowledge our responsibility for exercising our stewardship with care and consideration for all its elements.
DIGNITY OF EACH PERSON
We affirm our common faith in the dignity and unique worth of the human person, independent of colour, class or creed.
JUSTICE AND PEACE
We affirm our common faith in the need to establish justice for every individual and through common effort to secure peace and reconciliation between nations.
We affirm our common faith in the need to assert the supremacy of love in all human relationships.
SERVICE AND SACRIFICE
We affirm our membership of one of the human family and our concern to express it in service and sacrifice for the common good.
COOPERATION AND FRIENDSHIP
We affirm that the aim of the Royal Commonwealth Society is to promote consultation, cooperation and friendship throughout the Commonwealth, with Queen Elizabeth II as the Head of the Commonwealth.