Category: Campaigns

Peace in Syria Rally (Winnipeg)

2:00-2:30 Assemble at the Manitoba Legislature 2:30-2:45 Walk to the intersection of River Avenue & Osborne Street 2:45-3:45 leaflet all for corners of intersection, engage & discuss with the public. Please bring your favourite placard and as many friends as…

Canada must work for Peace in Syria

By Peace Alliance Winnipeg As the United States moves closer to a direct military strike on Syria, the world draws closer to a conflict that could spread well beyond the boundaries of that war-torn nation. The pretext for an American…

War with Iran: Myths & Facts

by the Canadian Peace Alliance Almost ten years after the start of the Iraq War, we face the threat of another war. This time, the target is Iran. And the process that led to war nearly a decade ago is…

Stop the deportation of Kim Rivera

by Peace Alliance Winnipeg During the Vietnam war, tens of thousands of American conscientious objectors sought refuge in Canada to avoid taking part in a war they could not, in conscience, support. While the Canadian government was slow to respond…

Hiroshima Peace Declaration 2012

By Kazumi Matsui, Mayor, The City of Hiroshima 8:15 a.m., August 6, 1945. Our hometown was reduced to ashes by a single atomic bomb. The houses we came home to, our everyday lives, the customs we cherished–all were gone: “Hiroshima…

Bring Omar Khadr home!

By Roméo A. Dallaire The case of Omar Khadr—a Canadian citizen and former child soldier—is a stain upon our society and shows a blatant disregard for Canada’s obligations under international law. During his 10 nightmarish years at Bagram and Guantánamo…