Over the past weeks, PeaceQuest Regina, in partnership with the Regina Peace Council, Making Peace Vigil, and Saskatoon Peace Coalition received over 2000 signatures collected from 98 communities across Saskatchewan aimed at preventing the Canadian Army Primary Reserve Co-op Program from getting off the ground. Their petition requested that the school boards involved and the […]
“Without communication, we will never end conflict.” We are always pleased to see discussions on peace in national media. This morning, CBC’s Sunday Edition had a splendid interview with British Diplomat and author Jonathon Powell. In it, they examine the term “terrorist” and ask if if it even useful in international relations. Drawing from […]
“The Great War’s Legacy can be found not on the killing fields of Flanders, but back on the home front…” This winter, PeaceQuest co-founder Jamie Swift had this article published in the 2014 Winter Ploughshares Monitor. Please feel free to download and read the full article here.
Last night a group of concerned Kingston residents gathered at Sydenham United Church to express their thoughts, feelings, and prayers for those affected by the shooting in Ottawa that morning. The group agreed to pen a response to share with the world. For more thoughts on the shooting, please read Matthew Behrens article Reflections on a violent day […]
PeaceQuest Regina and other local Peace groups got some notable media coverage their opposition to the new course being introduced to Regina schools that includes paid military training. Read the full press release here. CBC: Peace groups opposed to military course in Regina schools Alaska Highway News: Peace group opposes Regina school program that gives […]