Category: Canadian News

Gordon MacDermid

Sept. 13, 2008: Gordon MacDermid at a demonstration in support of war resisters in Winnipeg’s Vimy Ridge Park. Photo: Paul Graham With the passing of Rev. Dr. Gordon MacDermid on Tuesday, March 3, the peace movement has lost a stalwart,…

Doomsday Clock May Finally Stop Ticking

by Haider Rizvi, IPS, Feb. 23, 2009 UNITED NATIONS, Feb 23 (IPS) – The Barack Obama administration’s apparent resolve to take U.S. foreign policy in a new direction is creating ripples of hope for an enhanced U.N. agenda on nuclear…

Welcome Obama Dot Ca

WelcomeObama.ca is a project of the Rideau Institute, an independent research, advocacy and consulting group based in Ottawa. This site is all about President Obama’s visit to Canada on February 19th. According to the RI’s Steven Staples, “Canadians are excited…

Parliamentary action on war resisters

This just came in from from the War Resisters Support Campaign. The Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration has passed a motion again today calling on the Harper government to stop deportations of US Iraq war resisters. Please call Stephen…

Obama’s “War on Terror”

by Stephen Lendman, Global Research, February 10, 2009 The language is softened and deceptive. The strategy and tactics are not. The “war on terror” continues. Promised change is talk, not policy. Just look at Obama’s “war cabinet,” discussed in an…

“Let Them Stay” Week – January 19-26

January is a critical month for U.S. war resisters living in Canada. Canadians have made it clear through polls, vigils, letters, petitions, rallies, and many other means, that they want American soldiers who refuse to participate in the Iraq war…