Press release: Nova Scotia Voice of Women for Peace will commemorate the 76th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Friday, August 6, in Halifax/Kjipuktuk, Nova Scotia, from 11:00 to 12:00 in Grand Parade Square.
KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Protesters gathered at the Eastern Passage location of Raytheon Canada Limited this morning to demand that Canada end weapon sales to Saudi Arabia, a country engaged in well-documented atrocities and war crimes against the Yemeni civilian population.
Peace activist Kathrin Winkler spoke at Saturday’s rally against the Halifax International Security Forum at the Peace and Friendship Park in Halifax. “A climate of care cannot integrate the protection of our children with masks on the one hand and accept the bombing of children and hospitals on the other hand.”
Honouring all victims of war anywhere – not excluding the military, but very much including civilians, women, children, refugees, hospital workers, animals, and the environment – members of the Nova Scotia Voice of Women for Peace placed a wreath of white poppies at the Grand Parade cenotaph in Halifax this afternoon.
Media release: On October 2, dozens of protests outside of MP offices from coast to coast will disrupt business-as-usual, demanding that the Canadian government reject the $19 billion purchase of 88 new fighter jets.
Kathrin Winkler reflects on a virtual-nation-wide Peace Camp in August 2020 hosted by Canadian Voice of Women for Peace. “I felt and saw how the feminist path continues to mean questioning everything because everything needs to be questioned,” she writes.
A good–sized crowd gathered this morning for a moving ceremony at the Grand Parade to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the nuclear annihilation of the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.
Halifax Regional Municipality has declared August 6, 2020, as a Day of Peace to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the only use of nuclear bombs on people at the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, August 6 and 9, 1945. Nova Scotia Voice of Women for Peace (NSVOW) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Canada (IPPNWC) are celebrating this declaration with a ceremony at the Grand Parade in Halifax, starting at 11:00, which culminates with a moment of silence and bell ringing at noon 75 times.
Meet in front of MP Andy Fillmore’s office to deliver letter protesting the procurement of 88 fighter jets for $19 billion at noon.
Join us on Saturday, January 25th at 2pm at Victoria Park to condemn the U.S. terrorist attacks against Iran & Iraq. Let the Trump Administration know that we do not support another war. Let our Canadian elected officials know that Canada needs to stand up against any acts of war and be a voice of peace.