As troop numbers are increased and operations expanded in Afghanistan, so are casualities bound to rise in a war that to date has claimed the lives of 112 Canadian soldiers.
I Live Here is a rich collection of personal stories gathered from four distinct areas of the world in which the conditions faced by women and children are particularly devastating.
Mar 18, 2009
Hintonburg Community Centre
1064 Wellington Street, ( 3 blocks west of Somerset Street)K1Y 2Y3 Ottawa , ON
Canada45° 24' 13.194" N, 75° 43' 29.2368" W
Through diverse interviews and case studies this documentary (Myth for Profit) unveils the specific interests and profits that are made by certain corporation, individuals and agency within Canada.
Wikileaks has released a confidential NATO document that civilian deaths from the war in Afghanistan have increased by 46 per cent over the past year. And that's not all.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff recommend a shift in strategy from democracy-building in Afghanistan to attacking alleged Taliban and al-Qaida strongholds along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
Feb 19, 2009 to Feb 20, 2009
noon -5pm U.S Consulate, 5:30 pm -7pm Vigil @ Van. Art Gallery
U.S Consulate, 1075 W. Pender, Vancouver Art Gallery, Robson SqVancouver
Canada49° 15' 48.9168" N, 123° 8' 18.834" W
Obama Harper: Yes You Can! Stop Bombing Pakistan, End Occupation of Afghanistan Picket.
Jan 24, 2009 to Jan 25, 2009
CAW Hall (near New West Skytrain Station)
326 12 StreetNew Westminster
Canada49° 12' 12.9348" N, 122° 55' 31.6452" W
A forum and discussion, followed by a strategy session and social. Featuring anti-war speakers from the U.S. and Canada.
When I caught up with Manjushree Thapa in Kathmandu, some five months after meeting her for the first time in Toronto, we were accosted by a young man who asked for her autograph.
Journalist Muntader al-Zaidi, the shoe thrower of Baghdad, has given us all a Christmas present in the form of a new way to react to rage and conflict, one that's symbolic and non-violent.
As a child, Michael Ignatieff probably wouldn't have sounded unreasonable saying he wanted to be prime minister when he grew up.