Tag: Canada

Make Peace an Election Issue!

Kudos to the Regina Peace Council for making peace an election issue. To date, 86 countries have signed the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and 55 have formally ratified it. Shamefully, Canada continues to refuse to have…

Venezuela peace talks are encouraging

by María Páez Victor By now it is obvious that the mainstream media does not cover any good news whatsoever about Venezuela. Even non-political issues are always accompanied by a poisoned cliché sentence or two about “dictator”, “authoritarian regime”, “collapsed…

No New Fighter Jets Campaign Update

by Pitasanna Shanmugathas On behalf of the organizers of the Parliamentary petition calling for no new fighter jets, I would like to thank everyone who signed the petition and spread the word about the petition using their respective social media…

Making Canadian Mining Companies Accountable

Canadian mining companies dominate the sector in many parts of the world. Largely unregulated, they are able to profit from weak protection for the environment, workers, indigenous peoples and human rights in many countries. Two thirds of the value of…

The dangerous situation in East Ukraine

Peace Alliance Winnipeg supports the UNAC (United National Anti-War Coalition) statement on the dangerous situation in East Ukraine. While Canada and other western/ NATO countries blame Russia for the war in Ukraine and the present escalation of tensions, the salient…