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What is the cost of the war in Afghanistan?

What is the cost of the war in Afghanistan? $100 million every month. October 24, 2007 Dear Friend, The war in Afghanistan has cost Canada dearly in lives and money. The deaths of 71 soldiers and a diplomat are, sadly, well known. The financial costs are less well known. On Monday a report which Bill Robinson […]

Throne Speech Threatens to Extend the War

Send your letter to Stephen Harper, Opposition Party leaders, and your local MP October 17, 2007 Dear friend, Yesterday’s Throne Speech poses a direct challenge to you and me, and everyone who wants to end Canada’s war in Afghanistan. Stephen Harper’s plan to continue Canada’s combat role has become crystal clear. He is trying to […]

Michael Byers brings attention to Canada’s leadership potential on the global stage

Professor Byers’ infectiously optimistic book presents a positive, compelling case for Canada’s importance on the global stage and its potential for doing so much more October 12, 2007 Dear friend, Dr. Michael Byers has just released a great new book titled Intent for a Nation: What Is Canada For? , that I highly recommend to […]

Marc Garneau Takes Your Questions on Space

October 3, 2007 Marc Garneau in 2005, during his time as head of the Canadian Space Agency, Longueuil, Que., on Tuesday, Jan. 11. (CP PHOTO/Ryan Remiorz) Dear friend, I have some good news for you about an initiative that could make Canada a leader in ensuring that space is used for peace. I am very […]

Help Stop Harper's War Agenda

June 29, 2007 Give a gift of $25 or more to receive this cool, limited edition pin Dear friend, Did you know that pro-war lobbyists are forming a new group that is “aimed specifically at countering peace advocates” like us? I read this recently in Now Magazine. That’s why I founded the Rideau Institute […]