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. […]
This Letter of Comment was sent on August 16 to the National Energy Board. “WILPF’s main concern is the likelihood of oil spills occurring with the increased tanker traffic on The Georgia Strait and Salish Sea. […] “Our concerns about increased tanker traffic and the transportation of raw bitumen in our waters.[…] “We also know […]
After what hopefully has been an enjoyable summer, we welcome you to come share your ideas for projects our branch can undertake. Note: this is a business meeting; therefore we will not have an outside speaker.
Photographs by Jo Rekart In April 2015, five members from the Vancouver and Nanaimo branches represented Canada at the Centennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) in The Hague, Netherlands. This organization is the oldest international women’s peace organization in the world having come into being in 1915 when over […]
Daisy Kler from Rape Relief will describe the history of “Take back the night” regarding violence against women and how women can organize to prevent violence.
Listen to this episode of CBC Ideas with Paul Kennedy on the Women’s Peace Conference in The Hague, 1915.
In addition to the section AGM (complete with elections), we will hear a report from our delegates to The Hague.
Roxanne Davies will be speaking about Olga Kotelkov, the 90-year old athlete.
This April 24-26, thousands of people will join together in New York City for the Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just, & Sustainable World to commemorate 70 years since the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This 2-min video highlights our power to resist the forces that threaten life on Earth.
Read this powerful statement on the CD’s ineffectiveness and seeming contempt for civil society.