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RINJ Women announce "Feed The Hungry" under way

Thousands of tons of food are needed in our own areas of operation

Large communities are starving because of the pandemic.


July 24 protests across the country call on federal government to cancel fighter jet competition

Individuals and organizations across Canada are planning protests on

Annie Murphy and CARE Canada call on Canadians to support girls’ rights on International Day of the Girl

Canadian Actress and CARE Canada Ambassador Annie Murphy launches Together for Her Future campaign on International Day of the Girl.

Exclusive video released showing Annie Murphy's visit to Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan.


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

The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement Training Project Launched in Ontario

The Ontario Volunteer Centre Network has launched a training program in Ontario to help organizations engage volunteers. This program is based on the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement from Volunteer Canada and is free to early applicants as a result of subsidies from the Ontario government.


12,424 people on Leadnow petition call on the Liberals to cancel weapons export permits to Saudi Arabia

Advocacy organization Leadnow gathered with over 50 supporters in front of Minister Chrystia Freeland’s constituency office in Toronto on Friday afternoon to deliver a 12,424 person petition calling on the government to cancel arms exports to Saudi Arabia.

Leadnow Saudi rally

Radical Transformation Hamilton

Hamilton activist and author proposes "Radical Transformation"
New book explores world's environmental and political crisis


Connexions Other Voices - Challenging Injustice

The May 28, 2017, issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter, is now out. This issue is about challenging injustice.



Shop fEROSH Canada to donate half of their revenues to aid Canadian flood victims and reward customers with hefty discounts

Shop fEROSH Canada to donate half of their revenues to aid Canadian flood victims and reward customers with hefty discounts.


Canada Without Poverty launches This Is Poverty Canada Campaign

Canada Without Poverty, a non-partisan, not-for-profit, and charitable organization dedicated to ending poverty in Canada formerly-known as NAPO, has launched a new campaign to amplify the stories of people who have experienced poverty.


FUNNY PROTESTOR SIGNS, Collaged on TWITTER by Miss-SUZETTE-Fun.com

On January 20, 2017, Miss-SUZETTE-Fun.com choose to TWEET some FUNNY PROTESTORS SIGNS, for The Inauguration of President Donald Trump, and any upcoming Marches and Protests….

"It's imperative to also use our sense of humour, to better our world."


"Sick-in" Protest by patients for Health Minister Philpott to stop harmful treatment

Live Sick-In Protest to Support Patients Suffering from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.

MILLIONS MISSING CANADA PLANS "SICK-IN" PROTEST AT HEALTH CANADA BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN TORONTO AS CALL TO ACTION FOR HEALTH MINISTER JANE PHILPOTT


Big cotton exporting nation hit by passing of president

Cotton exporting nation, Uzbekistan has recently been hit by the passing of its president Islam Karimov. The nation has been plagued with issues like forced labour, controversial cotton growing and harvesting practices.


PRISON FARM FILM TO SCREEN IN DORCHESTER, NB

When fighting for justice means breaking the law.

This is the story of the fight to save Canada's prison farms.

Film Screening presented by Jeff Peters, Veteran Prison Farm Activist, Chair - Pen Farm Co-op & Director - National Farmers Union, Local 316

Following the film, Jeff will give an update on the Save our Prison Farms campaign and the public online consultation process including a recent Town Hall Meeting in Kingston, ON with Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.


Virtual Newsmakers: Shahid Buttar on Digital Civil Rights and Protections

Shahid Buttar guests on Virtual Newsmakers to discuss digital civil rights. What rights do we have, how do we protect them, and how do we ensure we can maintain them? 

Shahid Buttar


Virtual Newsmakers: Women in Solidarity for Stanford Survivor

Virtual Newsmakers created a special show in support of the #StanfordSurvivor, where eight women read her statement, with the following purpose.

"You are anonymous, our brave Stanford Survivor, but you are a part of all of us. Your anguish touches us all.When you are violated, we all are. We are one voice. Our voices read your words."


Another Cashco Cares Initiative: The 16,000 Hour Volunteer Progam

Cashco Financial is launching it's newest addition to the Cashco Cares Initiative; The 16,000 Hour Program. A program that encourages employees to volunteer within the community, while getting paid their regular salary.



Dispensary Association Offers Expertise to MP Blair

Welcomes Coming Consultation Process on Cannabis


Dispensary Association Disappointed in Nanaimo RCMP

Enforcement Action Hurts Patients Most.


Will Apathy Win Again?

In 2011, 60% of voters under 30 stayed home on election day and a Conservative government took power. Supposedly a majority government-but if you look at the numbers, apathy won.


D.O.A. To Play Rally for Striking United Steelworkers Local # 1005 Hamilton, Ontario

D.O.A. to play Stelco Plant in same spot as Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger in 1946.


Risso's Dolphins Killed in First Drive of the 2015/2016 Taiji Hunting Season

Richard (Ric) O'Barry, Founder/Director of the Dolphin Project, along with other Dolphin Project Cove Monitors observed 12 Risso's dolphins slaughtered yesterday, making this the first successful drive of the 2015/2016 Taiji, Japan hunting season.


Veterans Review and Appeal Board (VRAB) are denying veterans’ widows’ benefits & services

On Tuesday, 01 September 2015, at 10AM veteran and author David T MacLeod will be holding a press conference at the Futures Inn, Halifax (30 Fairfax Drive, Halifax). Two veterans widows will also be speaking at the press conference.


Because Sports Cars Are Not Accessible

Ever wonder how a man in a wheelchair has their midlife crisis? Well speaker, comedian and author Michael Lifshitz has the answer. Unable to do the traditional buy a sports car, Michael will be celebrating his 40th birthday this September by rappelling off office buildings as part of the Drop Zone Challenge for Easter Seals in Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto.


RINJ Foundation Boycott of RooshV 'State Of Manosphere Tour' Concludes Aug 15 with Protest in Toronto

;@RapeIsNoJoke ROOSHV Boycott and Demonstration

Come on out to Queens Park Toronto at noon on August 15th, 2015 and be prepared to spend a little bit of time. The RINJ Foundation


Are we losing our past?

Canadian archaeologist Morgan Smith says that we are in danger of losing not only the ancient past through development and global warming, but that it is even more worrying that we are losing a sense of our recent past through "mythmaking and distortions".


Sea Shepherd Welcomes The Farley Mowat And The Jules Verne To Its Fleet

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has secured two new ships to join its international eco-Navy.


Fundraiser to assist the global World Peace Caravan Charity Organization

Join us for a local, peace-driven fundraiser movement to assist the global World Peace Caravan Charity Organization to help raise awareness and funds for those victims in war-stricken zones around the world.


“WE ARE LOSING OUR PAST” - ARCHAEOLOGIST SOUNDS THE ALARM OVER MYTHMAKING OF RECENT HISTORY

A warning that media misrepresentation and an aging population is warping our view of the past.


A-Pathway to Peace Fundraising Event on May 30, 2015

A-Pathway to Peace Fundraising Event,Saturday, May 30th, 2015, 10am - 7:30pm,Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front Street West, Rooms 205 & 206, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2W6.


Is Ocean and Land-based Plastic Waste the Ultimate Man-Made Sustainable Renewable Energy Resource? Waste Plastic2Power Systems Thinks It is

The Clear Blue Oceans Foundation (CBO Foundation), a nonprofit ocean issue awareness group based in the Caribbean, with offices in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has developed a unique way to address ocean plastic waste in the Caribbean.


CAMCD Congratulates Vancouver On Vote

Dispensary Trade Association looks forward to public hearings in Vancouver on its plan to regulate dispensaries.


Dispensaries Supportive of Vancouver Move to Regulate

Dispensary trade group, the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) comes out in support of report before Vancouver City council to regulate dispensaries.


University Student’s Suicide Inspires Canadian Mental Health Awareness Initiative

Run strictly by volunteers, The Friendship Bench will raise funds to support existing, on-campus student services programs dedicated to serving the mental health of the student body.

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