The Canadian Foreign Policy Institute’s Proposition

With the federal election coming up this month, the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute has created a plan which actualizes the government’s claim to supporting “Feminist Foreign Policy” and proposes to do so in a cost-free manner.  To start, Canada should not be influenced by the United States’ understanding of Foreign Affairs. Specifically, Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei executive who was arrested at […]

Past Event- Book launch with Ray Acheson “Banning the Bomb, Smashing the Patriarchy”

Author and activist Ray AchesonThursday, May 27, 20217:00 pm ET via ZoomTo register: Hosted by: Tamara Lorincz Please join us for the Canadian launch of Ray Acheson’s new book “Banning the Bomb, Smashing the Patriarchy”. Ray is the Director of Reaching Critical Will, the disarmament program of the Women’s International League for Peace and […]

“NATO and Patriarchy”

On Sunday- March 07 (11am PT/ 2pm ET / 8pm CET) If you are on Facebook, please attend this event “NATO and the Patriarchy”: OR, you can also attend this Webinar: “NATO and the Patriarchy” with Ray Acheson In celebration of International Women’s Day Register here: Ray Acheson is the Director of Reaching Critical Will, […]

Canada’s Feminist Foreign Policy

The Government of Canada is developing a feminist foreign policy and hopes to launch it in March 2021. The Feminist Foreign Policy Working Group contributed three reports to the policy-making process and all of them can be accessed here. Canada launched its Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP) in June 2017 but, to date, there has […]

Why we need to consider Military Pollution when talking about Climate Change?

War and preparations for war are a major direct cause of environmental damage. The attempts that wealthy countries like the United States make to access oil deposits in developing countries by using advanced technology to make exploratory digs lead to violent incursions and violations of human rights and fundamental laws. The result is to encourage these […]

Oppose Funding of Small Small Modular Reactors (SMRs)

On October 29, 2020, WILPF Canada added its name to the list of Canadian public interest groups opposing federal funds for the development of small nuclear reactors, described as “a dirty, dangerous distraction from tackling the climate crisis.” For more on this issue, see