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Canadians want a Torture Inquiry

Dear Ceasefire.ca supporters, The news from Ottawa is shocking. Senior intelligence officer Richard Colvin repeatedly warned the government about the routine use of torture in Afghan prisons, yet the Canadian Forces continued to hand over their prisoners to brutal Afghan authorities. Stephen Harper’s Conservative government, rather than taking the charges seriously, has instead used a […]

Peace and Canadian Newscasts

To Ceasefire.ca supporters, Many people have alerted me to news from the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting that could harm our ability to work for peace. Information has leaked that the CBC is considering moving The National to the much later timeslot of 11 p.m., potentially cutting its audience by a third. This would mean fewer […]

Harper's Secret War Plans

Dear Ceasefire.ca supporters, Evidence is mounting that the Harper government is quietly preparing for a major escalation of our combat role in Afghanistan, and this includes hundreds more troops and the possible deployment of Canadian CF-18 fighter bombers. We must act quickly. We are launching a major campaign to prevent this military build-up in Afghanistan, […]