Tag: activism

Dancing Tragedies and Dreams

by Paul S. Graham Art, culture, dance and politics blended seamlessly in Winnipeg on September 21, 2014, with the performance of Dancing Tragedies and Dreams, a production of the Canadian Palestinian Association of Manitoba,  at Prairie Theatre Exchange. Dancing Tragedies…

Video: Lanterns for Peace 2014

Winnipeg, Aug. 6, 2014: Winnipeggers commemorated the August 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States, a strike that claimed 200,000 lives and ushered in the age of nuclear terror. Sponsors: – Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba…

Video: Peace Alliance Winnipeg Year in Review

by Glenn Michalchuk, Chair, Peace Alliance Winnipeg In 2013 Peace Alliance Winnipeg further developed its capacity as an organization dealing with the issue of peace. Peace, however, is not something in the abstract; rather it is very closely linked to…

Canadian Peace Alliance Convention Report

By Mary Robinson The opening session on Friday evening asked, “What would you do with $490 billion? “ and offered hope for alternatives to war, militarism and austerity, from Idle No more, (Crystal Sinclair), CUPW, (Donald LaFleur) CPA (Kim Kerridge)…

Video: Picketing for Peace in Syria

Winnipeg, Sept. 12, 2013 – A few members of Peace Alliance Winnipeg picketed and handed out leaflets in front of the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg. Inside the hotel, former Foreign Affairs Minister Lloyd Axworthy was a featured speaker at…

Winning the war on war

by the Canadian Peace Alliance The peace movement around the world is having a huge impact. The war on Syria is, at present, postponed and the possibility that a military strike can be averted is very real. The speech by…

Syrian peace will not come from US bombs

by Glenn Michalchuk, Chair, Peace Alliance Winnipeg Across Canada and in cities in around the world people are demonstrating today against the threat that the United States that it will take military action against Syria and thus widen an already…