Almost every city and town in today’s Israel has a “Balfour Street”, named after Britain’s foreign secretary during WWI. It is a poignant reminder of the fact that while WWI was fought mostly in Europe, it had profound consequences around the globe, and its effects still shape today’s world, particularly in the Middle East.
We have not invested in understanding the conditions of peace. After a century of bombing, isn’t it about time that we did?
Perspectives of peace advocates, other civil society groups, and women were dismissed at the time and continue to be under-represented in mainstream histories.
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.
Sign up to be counted as someone who will remember for peace on November 11.