WILPF Canada has endorsed the appeal of Hiroshima survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Setsuko Thurlow to Prime Minister Justin that the Canadian government ratify the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. For the full text of her statement which has been circulated to heads of state across the world, please go to http://www.hiroshimadaycoalition.ca/
Friday morning Wilpfers and others gathered outside the constituency office of Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan to present the following letter: Dear Honourable Harjit Sajjan, We are writing to you on the National Day of Action “Strike for Climate Peace: No New Fighter Jets“ to let you know that we strongly oppose the Canadian government spending […]
WILPF and other groups will be demonstrating outside Defence Minister MP Harjit Sajjan’s office at 6406 Victoria Drive. Please join us at 11:00 am.
“It has been 75 years since the first use of the atomic bomb when the city of Hiroshima was reduced to ashes in 1945. To commemorate this event, for the past eighteen years, we have held a lantern ceremony at dusk,” wrote Dyane Brown from the Nanaimo Branch of WILPF, organizers of the event, in a letter […]
Submission from the Vancouver Branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom regarding systemic racism in police departments and the redirection of funds from the Vancouver Police Department on July 2, 2020
To the Mayor, Councillors and Manager: In the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic, the world watched for nearly 9 minutes the horrific murder of an unarmed African American man by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (May 25,2020). The global response under the banner of Black Lives Matter was swift. There have […]