[ June 4, 2010; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
A television grab made on May 31, 2010 from the Turkish TV channel shows an injured human-rights activist onboard the Turkish aid boat “Mavi Marmara,” carrying aid to the Gaza Strip. Photo: AFP
Israel’s shocking and brutal atttack on ships carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza has outraged people around the world. The attack, which took place [...]
[ June 8, 2010; 7:00 pm; ] Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Workers Organizing Resource Centre, 280 Smith St. (just south of Portage). The WORC is located on the mezzanine level — use the intercom by the door to be let in.
We’ll be making posters and banners for the annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace. C’mon down!
[ June 14, 2010 to July 2, 2010. ]
Join local, national and international practitioners and students of peace, justice and development at the second annual Canadian School of Peacebuilding to be held at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) in Winnipeg, MB, June 14 to July 2, 2010.
Three 5-day sessions, each with two or three courses running concurrently, will be offered for academic credit or [...]
[ June 19, 2010; 12:00 am to 10:00 pm. ] Date: Saturday, June 19, 2010
Time: 12:00 Noon – 10:00 pm
Location: Central Park, Winnipeg (Bounded by Qu’Appelle Avenue, Edmonton St., Cumberland Avenue and Carlton St.)
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On World Refugee Day, let’s not forget that some day in the future any one of us could be knocking at a stranger’s door hoping to find [...]
[ June 19, 2010; 10:00 am; ] Date: Saturday, June 19, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: begins at the University of Winnipeg
The “Rally for Refugees” is to honour the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee from their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence. We also want to take this opportunity to [...]
[ June 19, 2010; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Plan to attend the Winnipeg Walk for Peace 2010 on Saturday, June 19, 2010. We will assemble at the Manitoba Legislative Building at 12 Noon.
The theme for this year’s walk is “For Peace, Freedom and Democracy.” We chose this theme because we believe it offers a wide range of organizations and activists in Winnipeg an [...]
[ June 19, 2010; 1:30 pm; ] The Eyes on Sudan Conference: Working for Peace is an initiative by the Sudanese-Canadian students, community members and academics at the University of Winnipeg. Our group is advocating for peace in Sudan, our eyes are on all corners of Sudan where human suffering has become a daily order in the East, West, South and [...]
[ June 20, 2010; 6:00 pm; ] Taking Action to stop political killings and political disappearances
The Solidarity Committee for Ethiopian Political Prisoners Presents:
Night for the Disappeared
Featuring a traditional Ethiopian dinner & cultural entertainment with performances by…
T’AI PU PUCONA
Reknowned masinko player Guadeneh Gizachew
Variety of African dancers
Summer Bear Dance Troupe
Norman Chief Dancers
Date: Sunday, June 20, 2010
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: West End Cultural Centre (586 Ellice [...]
[ June 25, 2010 12:00 am to June 27, 2010 12:00 am. ] The IFP 2010 committee is eager to let you know of plans to hold the 28th annual Peace Festival at the International Peace Garden from Friday evening June 25 to Sunday noon June 27, 2010. We’ll be exploring the theme Self-Reliance Together with interactive workshops, music, great food and fun. This is a wonderful family [...]