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 […]
A military man who loved peace and reshaped his thinking in light of nuclear weapons, General Len Johnson died in Kingston in November. Ernie Regher, his longtime friend and revered colleague in the quest to bring lasting piece, looks back at Len Johnson’s career and evolution.
Each edition of Canada’s Good News Service is topped by a delightful image. For “Early Fall 2013” it’s a rainbow of fall foliage along a woodland path. http://www.pugwashgroup.ca/index.php/good-news There are a scattering of good news sites to be found on the web. Our own Good News Service is published online by the Pugwash Group, a […]
On September 25, 2013, the Globe and Mail carried a front page headline: Canada holds off joining U.N. global arms trade treaty. The story detailed a scenario familiar to peace promoters who had succeeded in getting the landmark treaty through a complex United Nations process. Ottawa’s attributes its foot-dragging to worries over how the treaty […]