Glimmers of hope for diplomacy in Ukraine, Canada continuing to fuel the Yemen conflict, and a powerful new Report on the policy of the United Church of Canada towards Israel-Palestine are just some of the topics we examine in today’s blog post.
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It’s time to end militarism and “forever” wars
We are in pre-election planning mode. Join us in our urgent effort to energize and mobilize progressives in all the federal parties to develop strong, innovative peacebuilding platforms.
We’re already preparing for Canada’s upcoming federal election
It’s not too soon to start thinking about the upcoming federal election. We are working hard to ensure there will be vigorous debate of Canada’s new arms export policy, the lack of leadership on nuclear disarmament and the need to do much, much more in support of UN peacekeeping.
UN Peace Day is a time for Canadians to reflect on core values
To honour the proud legacy of Canadians like John Humphreys, a key architect of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Canada must stop exporting arms to Saudi Arabia.
Senate report chooses human rights over weapons exports
Senate Human Rights Committee makes a series of innovative recommendations to ensure that Canada will not compromise human security for commercial interests.
Canadian civil society gears up for crucial Senate hearings
Civil society prepares for Senate hearings to improve draft legislation on Canada’s accession to the Arms Trade Treaty, domestic gun control, and national security oversight.