Making Peace Vigil

Standing up for peace


Posted by strattof on February 11, 2016

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All we are saying is give peace a chance.—John Lennon 

What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or under the holy name of liberty or democracy? Mahatma Gandhi 

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder. —Albert Einstein 

Politicians who took us to war should have been given the guns and told to settle their differences themselves instead of organizing nothing better than legalized mass murder.Harry Patch, Britain’s last surviving World War I veteran 

Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.Martin Luther King 

You can bomb the world to pieces but you can’t bomb the world to peace.Michael Franti

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He who sleeps on a full stomach whilst his neighbour goes hungry is not one of us.The Prophet Muhammad 

Feed the hungry. Give drink to the thirsty. Clothe the naked. House the homeless.from the Christian Corporal Works of Mercy 

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.Martin Luther King  

It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest.Nelson Mandela 

We must be the change we wish to see in the worldMahatma Gandhi 

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.Dr. Seuss

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day I can hear her breathing.­Arundhati Roy


  • Let Prime Minister Trudeau know you want Canada to work actively for peace in Iraq and Syria and to help negotiate a non-violent resolution to the conflict. That means: No bombing! No training! No boots on the ground! or 613-992-4211.
  • Make the implementation of the TRC recommendations a major issue in the upcoming provincial election.
  • Make affordable rental housing a major issue in the upcoming municipal election.

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