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Let Peace be Their Memorial – Mourning Less-Recognized Victims of War

Join Us November 11 to Commemorate Civilian Victims of War and Conflict at the south plaza of Seaforth Peace Park at Burrard and First Avenue from 2:30 to 3:45pm. Let Peace be Their Memorial – Mourning Less-Recognized Victims of War will commemorate civilian victims of war and conflict.  The ceremony will the laying of wreaths, include peace songs and two or three brief presentations.…

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Nov. 26

Branch President Cleta Brown: We have decided to focus this year on educating ourselves about the programs, projects and issues being addressed by WILPF International– they are many and we want to become local experts and educators about WILPF’s work and mandate.  So, our meetings will become study sessions for the most part, but will…

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May 28: Jenny Hobhouse, grand-niece of Emily Hobhouse, will speak on the latter’s life.

Emily Hobhouse was a social activist and humanitarian as well as a pacifist and involved in  the Women’s Suffrage Movement in England.  She was also involved in the creation of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) in the Hague in 1915.  Jenny Hobhouse  has researched, sorted and studied the Emily Hobhouse papers…

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