Regina 16 say common folk won freedoms
By John F. Conway, The Calgary Herald, April 6, 2010
The 16 University of Regina academics who signed the letter protesting the university’s participation in the Project Hero Scholarship program were clear in stating their reasons, and have replied to dozens of angry e-mails containing gross distortions of their position, [...]
by the Canadian Peace Alliance, Mar. 29, 2010
In only a matter of a few weeks, Parliament could be debating and voting on Bill C-440, a bill that would make legally binding two motions that have already passed in the House of Commons in support of U.S. Iraq War resisters. Bill C-440 sends a message to [...]
Letter from University of Regina professors opposed to Project Hero scholarships
Regina Leader Post, March 26, 2010
Faculty of the University of Regina say No to “Project Hero” and Canadian Imperialism: An Open Letter to President Vianne Timmons
March 23, 2010
Dear President Timmons:
We write to you as concerned faculty members of the University of Regina, to urge you [...]
By Project Fly Home, March 23, 2010
This is the March Call to Action in Project Fly Home’s six-month campaign leading up to the first anniversary of Abdelrazik’s return to Canada. Video and audio from February events are included below.
This six-month campaign demands that Canada:
- immediately free Abdelrazik from the sanctions imposed on him under [...]
by WarResistersCanada, March 19, 2010
Vietnam Veteran Ron Kovic salutes U.S. Iraq War resisters in Canada on 7th Anniversary of invasion.
Support Bill C-440
ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2009 MP Gerard Kennedy (L – Parkdale-High Park) introduced Bill C-440, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (war resisters). The bill was seconded by MP Bill Siksay [...]
CMP Action Alert: Lobby Attack on Al Aqsa Mosque
By Canadian Muslims for Palestine, March 14, 2010
Canadian Muslims For Palestine (CMP), a national grassroots educational organization, denounces in the harshest possible terms the storming of the Al Aqsa Mosque compound by members of the Israeli military on Sunday, March 7th.
The Al Aqsa Mosque Compound, also [...]
[ March 21, 2010; 12:00 pm; ] The Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties presents
A lunch hour panel discussion on current issues surrounding racism
Speakers: Slone Phan (Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council), Sacha Paul (the lawyer who represented Amnesty International at the Supreme Court on the Omar Khadr case), and former Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard.
Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm
Date: Sunday March 21, 2010
[ April 21, 2010; 6:30 pm; ] On Wednesday April 21st , at 6:30, Project Peacemakers will be hosting an all vegetarian meal at Meadowood United Church (1111 Dakota St.) The speaker for the evening is Laura Rance, editor of the Manitoba Cooperator and Agriculture Columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press. Entertainment will also be provided.
Reserve your tickets by calling the Project [...]
On the same day that British Prime Minister Gordon Brown — whose war polices have killed thousands — insisted that the illegal Iraq war was the “right” thing to do, Lance Corporal Joe Glenton was sentenced to nine months imprisonment for refusing to return to Afghanistan to fight a war he believed to be unjustified [...]
[ March 13, 2010; 12:00 pm; ] Please come out to the International Day Against Police Brutality events in solidarity with all those who have faced violence by police and in celebration of community power!
This years theme is – Alternatives to the Police: A Celebration of Community Power
All events are free and take place on Saturday, March 13th, 2010.
12:00pm – March/ Rally: [...]