Tag Archive for Annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace

Winnipeg Peace & Justice Fest 2012

Despite the inclement weather, the 2012 Winnipeg Peace & Justice Festival & Walk attracted around 200 people to Vimy Ridge Park on Saturday, June 16.
Festival goers were entertained by Sara Kreindler, Pedalling for Papua Jeremy Bally, Artwell, Burnt Project 1, and the Twelve Tribes Community.
They also heard from Brian McLeod, Rob Altemeyer, MLA [...]

Winnipeg Walk for Peace 2010

Saturday’s Annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace, attended by about 150 people, had a festive air that belied the seriousness of the issues that motivated the marchers. The video will give you a sense of the sights and sounds of this year’s walk. Below is the text of Peace Alliance Winnipeg Chairperson Glenn Michalchuk’s welcome to [...]

Winnipeg Walk for Peace 2010

[ 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 [...]

Fund education, not war!

Alanna Makinson is VP External, University of Manitoba Students Union. Following the June 13, 2009 Winnipeg Walk for Peace, she spoke on the negative impact of the war in Afghanistan and increased military spending on post-secondary education in Canada.
Makinson says that Canada is the fifth most expensive country in which to obtain a post secondary [...]

28th Annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace

[ June 13, 2009; 12:30 pm; ]

A scene from the 2008 Winnipeg Walk for Peace.

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2009
Time: 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Manitoba Legislature
Sponsor: Peace Alliance Winnipeg

Peace Alliance Winnipeg invites you to participate in the 28th Annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace. Please assemble at the Manitoba Legislature at 12:30 for a brief program to commemorate long time peace activists. The [...]

We must resist Canada’s descent into militarism

Address to the 2008 Annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace
by Howard Davidson
What we are witnessing and resisting today is Canada’s descent into the pro-war, militarized society that has already occurred in the United States. At every opportunity, the right-wing hawks in Ottawa and on Bay Street are doing their utmost to support the Bushites and their [...]

Neither rain, nor . . . rain

Winnipeg’s 27th Annual Walk for Peace took place on a rainy Saturday, June 14, 2008. Marchers called for the withdrawal of Canadian troops from Afghanistan and expressed their support for American war resisters who have fled to Canada, rather than participate in U.S. government war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Keynote speakers included Winnipeg North MP [...]