Category: Canadian News

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…

Lanterns for Peace 2008

About 80 people participated in Winnipeg’s annual Lanterns for Peace commemoration of the 1945 U.S. nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The event was organized by Project Peacemakers, the National Association of Japanese Canadians and Peace Alliance Winnipeg. Here are…

Repatriate Omar Khadr

Omar Khadr has been detained without trial in Guantanamo Bay since he captured by the U.S. military in Afghanistan in 2002. At the time of his capture he was 15 years old. Omar Khadr is the youngest detainee and the…

Good news for US war resisters in Canada

U.S. deserter wins appeal in battle for refugee status Janice Tibbetts, Canwest News Service Published: Friday, July 04, 2008 OTTAWA – A Canadian court has sided for the first time with a military deserter who fled to Canada seeking refugee…