Tag: Annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace

Walk for Peace: Freedom for Palestine

  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…

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…

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…

Winnipeg Walk for Peace 2010

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…

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…