In cooperation with Ottawa civil society groups, Canadian Peace Initiative is holding its 8th Annual Ottawa Peace Festival from September 21st to October 2nd. The 12-day peace festival with 29 events celebrates the United Nations International Days of Peace and Nonviolence. The events include peace exhibits, film screenings, musical performances, public talks, peace awards, and […]
Veterans, their families, and supportive Canadians from across the country are organizing a major demonstration on Parliament Hill beginning June 4th, 2014. “Rock the Hill 2014” is being billed as Canada’s largest demonstration in support of veterans since the First World War.
Canada’s largest defence and security trade show took place in Ottawa this week. CANSEC is the annual trade show organized by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries.
Less than two months after the final Canadian troops pulled out of Afghanistan, Prime Minister Stephen Harper hosted our country’s first National Day of Honour “to recognize those who fought and to remember the fallen” throughout the 12-year mission.
It is hard to imagine that when Dwight Eisenhower coined the term military industrial complex he could have foreseen how commercial the complex would become. SOFEX, the Kingdom of Jordan’s 10th biannual Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference, is just that: commercial.
“Nonviolence: a Weapon of the Strong,” a conference hosted by St. Paul University in Ottawa, will explore nonviolence, spirituality, and social transformation (May 8-11, 2014).