Tag: Annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace

Winnipeg in Spring – Solidarity with Palestine

Winnipeg, May 28, 2016: Peace Alliance Winnipeg and Independent Jewish Voices Winnipeg joined forces to hand out information to Liberal Party delegates about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel and to remind them that Liberals must not cease supporting free speech and human rights. Photo: Paul S. Graham
By Glenn Michalchuk
The 2016 Walk for […]

Israel and the destruction of Palestinian education

By Candice Bodnaruk
June 11, 2016: Peace Alliance Winnipeg member Candice Bodnaruk spoke at the Winnipeg Walk for Peace on the impact of Israeli occupation on Palestinian education. Photo: Paul S. Graham
In so many ways children are the greatest victims of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. We know Israel deliberately targets children, whether it’s sniper attacks in […]

Palestinian situation similar to that of First Nations

June 11, 2016: Mary Elizabeth Stanley speaking at the 35th annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace on the parallels between First Nations and Palestinian struggles. Photo: Paul S. Graham
by Mary Elizabeth Stanley
Good afternoon! And welcome to everyone here and thank you all for showing support in this year’s Walk for Peace. It is truly an honor […]

Walk for Peace: Freedom for Palestine

Photo: Paul S. Graham
The theme of the 35th annual Walk for Peace was “Freedom for Palestine.” Speakers included First Nations educator Mary Elizabeth Stanley, Palestinian-Canadian human rights activist Rana Abdulla and Peace Alliance Winnipeg member Candice Bodnaruk.
You can watch their presentations in the video below.

The event was sponsored by Peace Alliance Winnipeg and the Winnipeg […]

Winnipeg Peace & Justice Festival – Vote4Peace!

June 13 2015: Winnipeggers say “Vote 4 Peace” in the 34th annual Walk for Peace, a highlight of the Winnipeg Peace and Justice Festival. Photo: Paul S. Graham
June 13, 2015: The theme of this year’s Winnipeg Peace and Justice Festival was “Vote for Peace.” With a federal election expected this October and a Prime Minister […]

Winnipeg Peace & Justice Fest 2012

Despite the inclement weather, the 2012 Winnipeg Peace & Justice Festival & Walk attracted around 200 people to Vimy Ridge Park on Saturday, June 16.
Festival goers were entertained by Sara Kreindler, Pedalling for Papua Jeremy Bally, Artwell, Burnt Project 1, and the Twelve Tribes Community.
They also heard from Brian McLeod, Rob Altemeyer, MLA […]

Winnipeg Walk for Peace 2010

Saturday’s Annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace, attended by about 150 people, had a festive air that belied the seriousness of the issues that motivated the marchers. The video will give you a sense of the sights and sounds of this year’s walk. Below is the text of Peace Alliance Winnipeg Chairperson Glenn Michalchuk’s welcome to […]

Winnipeg Walk for Peace 2010

[ June 19, 2010; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Plan to attend the Winnipeg Walk for Peace 2010 on Saturday, June 19, 2010. We will assemble at the Manitoba Legislative Building at 12 Noon.

The theme for this year’s walk is “For Peace, Freedom and Democracy.” We chose this theme because we believe it offers a wide range of organizations and activists in Winnipeg an […]

Fund education, not war!

Alanna Makinson is VP External, University of Manitoba Students Union. Following the June 13, 2009 Winnipeg Walk for Peace, she spoke on the negative impact of the war in Afghanistan and increased military spending on post-secondary education in Canada.
Makinson says that Canada is the fifth most expensive country in which to obtain a post secondary […]