Category: Manitoba

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2022

Winnipeggers gathered at the Manitoba Legislative Building on August 6, 2022, to commemorate the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This year, Lanterns for Peace was sponsored by Peace Alliance Winnipeg, the Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba, the Council…

Behind the war in Ukraine

By Peace Alliance Winnipeg As the world watches the violence in Ukraine, it can be hard to see how we can restore peace. It can be even harder to understand how it came to this. Facts and understanding of the…

Winnipeggers say “No War With Russia”

Winnipeggers added their voices to those of antiwar activists in Vancouver, Regina, Toronto and Waterloo in speaking out against war with Russia. About 30 people gathered at the intersection of River Avenue and Osborne Street in Winnipeg to distribute leaflets…

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2021

On Friday, August 6th, Winnipeggers joined in a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony to mark the 76th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These ceremonies are held each year to help keep alive the memory of these attacks…