Category: Canadian News

“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…

Dallaire wants Obama to halt Khadr trial

Canwest News Service, Vancouver Sun, Jan. 12, 2009 WASHINGTON — Senator Romeo Dallaire and several human rights activists were in Washington on Monday calling on president-elect Barack Obama to stop the upcoming trial of Omar Khadr in Guantanamo Bay. The…

A Terrible Milestone

Warrant Officer Robert John Wilson, Pte. Demetrios Diplaros, Cpl. Mark Robert McLaren, all from 1st Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment, were killed by an IED on Dec. 5, 2008. Photo: National Post A terrible milestone was reached today with the deaths…

Majority of Canadians support US war resisters

Canadians prefer tangible foreign aid to value spreading: Poll by Norma Greenaway,  Canwest News Service Published: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 OTTAWA – Canadians say providing bridges, roads and other forms of concrete foreign assistance is more important than spreading such Canadian…