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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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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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