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Coalition Calls on Canada to Deliver Equality for Indigenous Women and Girls

Today, a coalition of civil society organizations is calling on all governments in Canada to end deeply embedded racism, sexism, and violence against Indigenous women and girls following the release of the National Inquiry’s Final Report.


GFA World Takes Bite Out of Malaria

GFA World announces plans to distribute 360,000+ free life-saving mosquito nets in 2019 as part of global push to curb deadly disease.


Canadian academic held by Israel military 26h without meals/sleep

The Canadian academic Dr abraham Weizfeld PhD of l'UQAM was held for 26 hours by Israel's military in the Jordan valley just before the election together with 7 others, 2 or whom were internationals from France and Italy. The valley being walked through is slated for annexation according to the campaign promise made by the candidate to be Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

During the detention all were blindfolded and had their hands tied for 26 hours without meals or sleep.

The Canada Consular service advised Dr Weizfeld that his conditions of detention were in violation of the Vienna Convention which requires the authority to allow for contact with their Embassy who must advise the detained of this right.

Weizfeld is resident in Nablus, Palestine since February and until July.


Iranian Peace Activist Tours The World To Promote Peace

Despite facing several challenges including some problems offered by the Government of Iran, he travels around the globe to promote world peace.


‘Forgotten Christmas’ Campaign Helps Raise Struggling Families Above Poverty Line in Asia

GFA World's (formerly Gospel for Asia) holiday gift catalogue provides income-generating resources that offer 'self-support and dignity'.


GFA Poverty Eradication Report Underscores World Children’s Day Goal of a Brighter Future

School lessons at GFA-supported Bridge of Hope centers help families break free from the 'self-perpetuating' cycle of poverty and low education.


Humorous side of BC Referendum on Electoral Reform

How to get Canadians excited about changing the voting system to a fairer, more modern one? VotingBC has conscripted the filmmaking community to create a humorous entry to the world of electoral reform and the 2018 BC Referendum.

Winners of its first Rolling Thunder Video Contest have been released October 19th, and already a second contest has been announced for aspiring videographers.


#NoWar2018 Conference, September 21-22, Toronto

Celebrate the International Day of Peace, this September 21-22 in Toronto, at World BEYOND War's #NoWar2018 Conference, a convergence of leading experts, educators, peace activists, and social justice organizations advocating for war abolition.

 


Let the Music do the talking… Toronto pair team up on “Rock the Violence” in a campaign to stem gun violence in our communities.

Rock the ViolenceTM (http://www.rocktheviolence.com) is a new campaign launched by August Knight (singer/songwriter) and Sam Grosso (owner of the Cadillac Lounge) in an effort to stem gun violence in our communities.


Optimist International célèbre son 100e congrès à Ottawa!

Sous le thème « La force de l'Optimiste », nous marquons le 100e congrès annuel d'Optimist International, un mouvement civique voué à « inspirer le meilleur chez les jeunes » par la participation de ses 70 mille membres volontaires répartis dans le monde.


Grab A Pint, Support A Great Cause

Women’s Wellness Within is partnering with Good Robot to host a fundraiser on Monday June 25th!


Hundreds expected to protest Kinder Morgan pipeline outside Trudeau fundraising event in Vancouver

A crowd-funded mobile billboard and hundreds of protesters will take part in an action against the Kinder Morgan pipeline outside Justin Trudeau’s $1000-a-plate fundraiser at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre on Thursday evening.


MANITOBA DELEGATION TO PRESENT AT THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

The week after International Women's Day (March 8th), the Institute for International Women's Rights Manitoba (IIWR-MB) delegation will be hosting a parallel event during the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) at the United Nations. The delegation's event titled, "The Mass Incarceration of Rural and Indigenous Women in Canada" will take place on March 15th and will focus on the session's priority theme "Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls."


Hands Off Al-Quds/Jerusalem Rally in-front of US Consulate Toronto, Canada

Over 1,000 Stand for International Law, and call the Canadian Government to stand against a Jewish-Only Jerusalem.


Sea Shepherd Launches New Anti-Poaching Vessel M/V Sharpie

Captain Sandy Yawn of Bravo Media’s “Below Deck Mediterranean” to helm inaugural mission.

Vessel M/V Sharpie
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