Making Peace Vigil

Standing up for peace

THE VIGIL CELEBRATES ITS FOURTH BIRTHDAY

Posted by strattof on May 5, 2011

Today, May 5, marks the fourth anniversary of the Making Peace Vigil. For the past 208 Thursdays, we have assembled on the Scarth Street Mall, from 12 noon to 12:30 pm, to further the cause of peace and justice. 

  • Thanks so much for taking our flyers.
  • A special thanks to those who have stopped and discussed issues with us.
  • Let us know what other issues you would like us to examine.
  • Should you ever be free on a Thursday at noon, please join us.

MAKING PEACE VIGIL

Bearing witness to our society’s involvement in violence and injustice

Committing ourselves to creative action for change

EVERY THURSDAY

until  peace breaks out

FROM noon to 12:30 pm

ON SCARTH STREET AT 11TH AVENUE

 EVERYONE IS WELCOME

The vigil takes a stand on a range of issues, including:

  • The deployment of Canada’s military in Afghanistan
  • Canadian Pension Plan investments in corporations making weapons
  • Saskatchewan’s involvement in the uranium industry
  • The suspension of human and civil rights in the name of national security
  • The failure of the Canadian government to settle First Nations land claims
  • Social inequity in housing and employment in Regina
  • Racism in Canada and elsewhere
  • Violence against women in Canada and world wide
  • The lack of a national early learning and child care system
  • The unequal distribution of wealth both in Canada and world wide
  • Canadian Pension Plan investments in the tar sands industry
  • War against the earth systems that give us life

For further information please contact

Florence Stratton: florence.stratton@uregina.ca

Catherine Verrall: cfverrall@yahoo.ca

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