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Healthcare-not-warfareDear Friends,

Thank you for being a stalwart supporter of the Canadian Peace Alliance – Canada’s peace and anti-war movement.

No doubt, as 2014 draws to a close, all the letters you are getting from organisations are saying “thank you” and “we couldn’t do our work without supporters like you”. These are true words – and maybe more so for the peace movement.

Standing against war and militarism has rarely been an easy task. We are entering perilous times, with the Harper government sinking Canada into a new quagmire in Iraq. It is one of those times when we have to organize and mobilize on a large scale and ‘pull out all the stops’.

Please donate today to ensure the peace movement can rise to this challenge. Continue reading

Stop All Killing from Iraq to Syria to Canada: Rally to Stop the Violence

We cannot let the attacks in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu perpetuate the cycle of war, violence and Islamophobia.

The killing of two soldiers in Ottawa and in Quebec must be condemned, as we oppose all acts of violence against innocent people. This was a tragic loss of life. Moving forward, we cannot let these killings become fodder for a pro-war, militaristic agenda in Canada. Continue reading