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Deal or No Deal -­ Stop the Transfer of Detainees

May 4, 2007 Dear Ceasefire.ca supporter, You are no doubt hearing and reading about the new Afghan detainee transfer agreement struck between Canada and Afghanistan. The deal was announced yesterday, only minutes before the federal court was to consider issuing an injunction against any further handover of prisoners taken by Canadian troops to Afghan authorities. […]

Take Action – write Prime Minister Harper

As you may have heard, six more Canadian soldiers were killed in Afghanistan. If you visit Ceasefire.ca, you can send your letter to Prime Minister Harper telling him you do not support this military role for Canada, and that you urge the government to pursue a diplomatic solution to end the war as quickly as […]

Your help is needed! the pro-war lobby is targetting us

A Canadian battle tank in Afghanistan. Supporting the US-led War on Terror has undermined our peacekeeping reputation in the eyes of Afghanis and the world. (DND photo) Dear Ceasefire.ca supporter Canadians have a great reputation as peacekeepers around the world, but that role is under attack. And I am very concerned that combat operations instead of […]

Success! Ceasefire.ca supporters push the reluctant Harper Government to join discussions on cluster bomb treaty

March 6, 2007 Success! Ceasefire.ca supporters push the reluctant Harper Government to join discussions on cluster bomb treaty Dear Ceasefire.ca supporter, Three weeks ago, I wrote to let you and other supporters know that the government was reluctant to support an international ban on cluster bombs. Practically overnight, more than a thousand Ceasefire.ca supporters responded […]

How the Left Should Frame Issues

Murray Dobbin Dear Ceasefire Insider subscriber Continuing with his series of articles for Ceasefire.ca Insider, we are pleased to present another in-depth look at Canadian politics by journalist and writer Murray Dobbin. The following is an intriguing look at the strategic framing of political messages. All the best, Steven Staples Ceasefire.ca How the Left Should Frame Issues By Murray Dobbin […]