Add your signature to an open letter drafted by The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, calling on the Government of Canada to reduce the military budget and re-allocate the funds to urgent environment and social needs.
Bring all your ideas for discussion.
This editorial on “Women’s Economic Empowerment: From an Economy of War to An Economy of Peace” addresses the UN 60th Commission on the Status of Women.
March 7, 2016 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Ottawa Dear Prime Minister: We are writing on behalf of the Nanaimo Branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. The League was established in 1915. Its primary objectives today include preventing war by ongoing mediation and negotiated settlement […]
Gail Davidson, retired lawyer and member of Lawyers without borders, will speak about Canada and the laws of war.
Bring your great ideas for exciting projects we can undertake this year!
Dr. Nikki Strong-Boag, feminist historian, will speak on “From Suffragist to Social Democrat: The choices of Laura Emma Marshall, B.C. Suffragist, Activist and CCFer (1882-1964)”. Our business meeting will begin at 10:30 and Dr. Strong-Boag will speak at 11:00.
Come and enjoy good food, good conversation, and a concert of the Raging Grannies.
Caroline Krause will speak about the National First Nations Education Panel, of which she was a member. Her 11:00 am presentation will be preceded by a business meeting at 10.30 a.m.
Dear Mr Harper, Canadians need you to take action now on the Syrian refugee problem. Writing on behalf of the Nanaimo chapter of WILPF (Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom), we ask that you do the right and humanitarian thing; send VISA officers to the United Nations refugee camps in Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan. […]