Tag: activism

Flash mob offers message of peace

By Alexandra Paul, Winnipeg Free Press, Nov. 12, 2011   Local members of the Mennonite community marked Remembrance Day with a flash mob at The Forks that was organized through social media. About 100 people staged a sedate gathering timed…

Stop the new Canadian militarism

By the Canadian Peace Alliance Stephen Harper wants to militarize Canada. Under the Conservatives, military spending has reached its highest levels since World War II. There are now plans to expand Canadian military bases around the world. And the military…

Haiti and the Politics of Recovery

Report of a 2011 Delegation to Haiti Location: Mondragon Café, 91 Albert Street, Winnipeg, MB Speakers: Roger Annis, Canada Haiti Action Network and delegation director and Sandy Gessler, Winnipeg Haiti Solidarity Group and UM Faculty of Nursing Recovery from the…

Freedom Flotilla to sail soon

Athens, June 23, 2011 — The international “Freedom Flotilla II – Stay Human” is ready to sail within the next few days to Gaza expressing its solidarity in action with the Palestinian people. The international “Freedom Flotilla II – Stay…

Screening: White Water, Black Gold

As a forerunner to International Stop the Tar Sands Day (June 18), being marked in countries around the world as a Day of Action to stop the mining of the Alberta Tar Sands, we are proud to present the screening…