Category: Canadian News

Ain’t gonna study war no more!

The Peace Alliance Winnipeg is adding a new link on our web page. The link is to “Operation Objection.” Operation Objection is a Canada wide counter-recruitment campaign to reclaim our education institutions for peace and the interests of students from those…

Good news for war resisters in Canada

War resister Matt Lowell granted stay of removal Iraq war resister Matt Lowell was granted a stay of deportation on October 27th. Matt had been ordered to leave Canada by October 28th or face deporation to the United States where…

Canada’s Afghan Torture Inquiry To Go Ahead

THE AFGHAN MISSION: PRISONER TRANSFER Defiant military watchdog widens inquiry Report calls for hearings into alleged handover of detainees to torturers; top officers could be forced to testify by PAUL KORING Globe and Mail, October 1, 2008 The Harper government’s…

Canada’s Afghanistan war tab $22 billion

by David Pugliese, Canwest News Service The Afghan war is going to end up costing the Defence Department more than $22 billion, both in actual money spent on the mission and future payments to rebuild equipment and provide long-term care…

Canadians demand 9/11 Truth Investigation

The Vancouver 9/11 Truth Society has announced a “2008 Truth Tour,” set for August 29th – September 15th, 2008. Calls for domestic probe into 9/11 By Carlito Pablo Straight.com On August 29, Drew Noftle and about a dozen other Vancouver-based…

Help bring Omar Khadr home

Peace Alliance Winnipeg is a signatory to a letter prepared by Lawyers Against the War demanding the immediate repatriation of Omar Khadr. The message below summarizes the position of over 200  individuals and groups representing thousands of Canadians and some…