by Ed Lehman For the second year in a row the peace flag was raised at Regina City Hall to mark the International Day of Peace. Leading off the speakers Florence Stratton thanked the First Nations for honouring the treaties with the settlers and welcomed everyone present. Peter Gilmer, of the Downtown Chaplaincy of the […]
PeaceQuest is excited to work with the entire Kingston arts community on initiatives that will engage the community and will encourage discussion.
We encourage artists from all disciplines to get involved by creating or programming peace-themed works during 2014 to 2018.
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PeaceQuest Regina members Florence Stratton and Ed Lehman were interviewed by Scott Neigh of Talking Radical Radio on Rabble.ca. They are both long-time peace and social justice activists, and they speak about the work of PeaceQuest Regina to build a culture of peace in high schools and in the community at large. DOWNLOAD MP3 OR LISTEN HERE: About: […]
Using music in our work for peace and social justice A snapshot of Sunday morning, April 17, 2016 11 – 12 noon at the Kingston Delta Waterfront Hotel. People present: Martyn, Craig Jones, Willa Thayer, Wendy Luella Perkins, Jamie Swift, Al Rankin, Jeff Piker (note-taker) We started with a brief description of Martyn’s powerful, moving […]
New and improved! by music co-ordinator, Jeff Piker Suggested ‘songs suitable for children’: identified by plus-sign + next to song title. 2 new publications (identified in italics in the list). 12 new songs (identified in italics in the songlist). Highlights: 2 more Buffy Sainte-Marie songs; ‘Walking for peace’ by Attawapiskat Youth (Youtube); outstanding song […]
Many thanks to all of you who attended Hiroshima Day this year. It was a truly meaningful and moving evening. Photos by Jolene Simko have been posted to the PeaceQuest Flickr. Please check back as more photos are forthcoming! Read on for a personal account of the evening. Thank you Joe for sharing your thoughts […]