Submission from the Vancouver Branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom regarding systemic racism in police departments and the redirection of funds from the Vancouver Police Department on July 2, 2020

To the Mayor, Councillors and Manager: In the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic, the world watched for nearly 9 minutes the horrific murder of an unarmed African American man by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (May 25,2020).  The global response under the banner of Black Lives Matter was swift.  There have […]

At What Cost?: Women Redefine Security

TAKE OUR SURVEY: Join the conversation and add your voice! Please participate before October 1st, in view of the pending federal election. Thank you! Every year in Canada, vast resources are expended in the name of military security while social programs like an affordable housing strategy and affordable daycare are either under-funded or not funded […]