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Press Release: Canada’s silence on Saudi mass executions deeply troubling

 3,000 letters  have been sent to Prime Minister Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Joly asking them to break the silence about Saudi Arabia’s actions. In addition, more than 20 civil society organizations have signed a statement, asking the Trudeau...


Press Release: Reject Zelensky’s call for no fly zone and push for diplomacy  

“Zelensky’s call for a no-fly zone is a reckless bid to stoke direct conflict between NATO and Russia”, explained Yves Engler, a fellow with the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute (CFPI). “It would lead to even more devastation for Ukrainians and could...


Press Release: Webinar – Ukraine Crisis: Beyond the Dominant Narrative

The Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War is pleased to announce that it will hold a Zoom webinar, along with several co-sponsoring peace organizations, about the crisis in Ukraine. This panel discussion, entitled, “Ukraine Crisis: Which is the cause,...


Press Release: Trudeau Fuels Ukraine Fire  

“If our government is genuinely concerned that a Russian attack on Ukraine is imminent, it would make sense to have more not less eyes on the ground in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine”, said Yves Engler, a fellow...


Press release: New report and webinar on the harms and risks of fighter jets and why Canada must not buy a new fleet

Today, WILPF Canada is releasing a new 48-page report Soaring: The Harms and Risks of Fighter Jets and Why Canada Must Not Buy a New Fleet. The report examines the past and present harmful impacts, including environmental, climate, nuclear,...


Press Release: Noam Chomsky to speak on Canada’s growing conflict with China

On February 4 world renowned intellectual Noam Chomsky will speak on "Canada at a Crossroads on China “Work Together or Perish Together”. Professor Chomsky will address why Canada should distance itself from US policies that further militarize the Pacific and...


Press Release: Canada-wide day of action–no war with Russia & Canada out of NATO

Today across Canada, there are emergency rallies taking place in cities from Victoria to Montreal calling on the Trudeau government to de-escalate and demilitarize the Ukraine crisis. The #StandForPeace rallies are organized by peace and justice groups. They are...


Press Release: Virtual Press Conference: “Course correction on Canada-China Relations”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (from The Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War) Hamilton, ON January 27, 2022 Virtual Press Conference: “Course correction on Canada-China Relations” The Hamilton Coalition to Stop The War (HCSW) is pleased to announce that it has organized a virtual...


Press Release: Trudeau Stokes Tensions with Russia: Antiwar rallies planned across country on Saturday

January 26 2022 (Montreal) -- Today the Trudeau government announced it will extend and expand Canada’s military mission to the Ukraine. The Libera’s have already deployed special forces, expanded the scope of Canada’s military mission, added Ukraine to Canada’s Automatic...


Press Release: Prominent musicians, authors and politicians criticize Trudeau’s Venezuela policy  

“On the three-year anniversary of Juan Guaidó declaring himself president of Venezuela the Trudeau government needs to recognize that their coup attempt has failed”, noted Canadian Foreign Policy Institute director Bianca Mugyenyi. “It’s time to normalise relations with Venezuela.”