On Monday, January 15th at 5 pm, there will be a candle light vigil to support the peace-building process in Korea. This will be at the Diana Krall Plaza in downtown Nanaimo hosted by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Nanaimo chapter. The vigil is in solidarity with activities organized by The Vancouver Women’s […]
Canada plans to create an overseas mining watchdog early next year, a move welcomed by environmental and human rights activists. Ottawa says it will create an independent office that will specifically look at Canadian oil, mining, and gas companies’ activities abroad. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-resources-ombudsman/canada-to-create-overseas-mining-watchdog-early-in-2018-idUSKBN1E700N
CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR PEACE JAN 15 – MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY! 6:30 pm Art Gallery, 7 pm Convention Centre https://www.facebook.com/events/198500577370254/permalink/198557274031251/ WITNESS FOR PEACE – JAN 16TH – 8 AM – EAST SIDE OF WEST CONVENTION CENTRE https://www.facebook.com/events/167767017328226/permalink/167903273981267/ VANCOUVER WOMEN’S FORUM ON PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE KOREAN PENINSULA “FROM CRISIS TO OPPORTUNITY” JANUARY 16, 2018 2:00-5:00 PM Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue Simon Fraser University […]
Sat. Nov. 11th – Seaforth Peace Park, Vancouver We hope you will join us for: Let Peace be Their Memorial – Mourning Less-Recognized Victims of War a wreath laying ceremony commemorating civilian victims of war and conflict This free, public, city sanctioned event is again co-hosted by Vancouver Peace Poppies and the BC Humanist Association at the south plaza of Seaforth Peace Park (Burrard @ 1st Ave) […]
You are invited to the re-launch of Kim Goldberg’s Submarine Dead Ahead: Waging peace in America’s Nuclear Colony. This book chronicles the activities of the local and historic “Nanoose Conversion Campaign”, a creative and dedicated group of peace activists which brought attention to the fact that American nuclear powered and nuclear capable warships were using the […]
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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. […]
Nanaimo’s fifteenth annual Lanterns for Peace Ceremony will be held on Saturday August 6th. Lanterns will be launched at dusk at Swa A Lana Lagoon on Nanaimo’s waterfront. This is an event for everyone including families and children. The ceremony is to commemorate the anniversary of the first use of the atomic bomb when the city of […]
Have a good summer, everyone, and we’ll see you then.