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.
This Saturday, March on Halifax will bring you the Victims of War Rally to highlight how war has deeply affected women and our communities as a whole.
“To the likes of Justin Trudeau and Chrystia Freeland the relationship with a tyrannical white supremacist president is more important than human rights and democracy. US officials are saying they just took out the world’s number one bad guy, but let me tell you, that guy is sitting right there in the White House.”
A well attended meeting in downtown Halifax called for an end to US (and Canadian) war efforts in the middle East.
Within NATO countries, it is the military that is the largest institutional consumer of oil and largest emitter of greenhouse gases. And NATO countries spend billions on expensive weaponry that should be used to meet our climate change targets and help developing countries to meet theirs and adapt to climate-induced droughts, fires and flooding.
“Things move slowly, but change comes, and it comes from us,” somebody said at yesterday’s rally against the warmongering Halifax International Security Festival. Here are some photos, and a poem by El Jones.
The U.S.-based Halifax International Security Forum (HISF), known to the anti-war movement as the Halifax War Conference, returns to that city for the 11th year in a row from November 22 to 24. This year protests aren’t limited to Halifax, writes Tony Seed.