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.
Some fifty people gathered at beautiful Point Pleasant Park this Remembrance Day afternoon for a moving ceremony to honour all victims of war anywhere – civilians, women, children, refugees, hospital workers, animals, and the environment.
This Remembrance Day there will be a ceremony with a difference in Point Pleasant Park. Halifax Remembers Peace: K’jipuktuk 2019 commemorates refugees and other civilian casualties of war. The ceremony also serves as a reminder of the environmental damage caused by wars.