July 3, 2018 The Honourable Chrystia Freeland Minister of Foreign Affairs 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2 Email: email@example.com Re: Call for independent, external review into reports of misuse of Canadian military exports by Saudi Arabia Dear Minister Freeland, As civil society organizations with expertise and long-standing interest in strengthening Canada’s arms export controls, we are writing… Read More »
WHEN: Wednesday, 13 June 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM WHERE: Knox Presbyterian Church – 120 Lisgar Street, Ottawa, ON The Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territory is currently the longest in the world, at 50 years and counting. The Israeli settlement population continues to grow faster than the Israeli population, annexation legislation is being debated… Read More »
Peace. Justice. Survival. 11 June, 2018 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com Dear Prime Minister, On behalf of the Group of 78, I am writing to commend you for your bold and forthright stance at the recent G7 meeting, in… Read More »
Peace. Justice. Survival. Paix. Justice. Survie. 17 May, 2018 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com Dear Prime Minister, On behalf of the Group of 78, I am writing to express support for your criticism of the excessive and unjustifiable use of force… Read More »
The group of 78 has been busy recording all of our events. Subscribe to our podcast so you don’t miss new episodes as they become available. Episode 1: Iran, the US, and the Regional Crisis Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian talks about the complexities of the bilateral relationship between Iran and the US, and will shed light on regional issues from different views,… Read More »
Science for Peace invites you to attend the upcoming forum: “How to Save the World in a Hurry” WHEN: Wednesday & Thursday, May 30 and 31, 2018 WHERE: Room 140-University College, 15 Kings College Circle, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON TICKETS: General registration $100, Students & Unwaged $40 * Register now through Eventbrite All participants will have an… Read More »
Canada has failed to demonstrate leadership in crime prevention. Compared to other G7 countries than the USA, Canada has a rate of homicide double their average and the homicide rate for Indigenous People is seven times that of non-Indigenous. Overseas, rapid increases in aid expenditures on policing, poorly trained and paid, is still common and not matched by equivalent targeted social investments.
Tuesday May 29, 2018 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Palais Imperial Restaurant, 311- 313 Dalhousie St., Ottawa RESERVATIONS:Group78@group78.org 613-565-9449 ext. 22 by Friday, May 25, 2018 **************************************************** Canada and world leaders committed to reducing violence against women and street violence when they endorsed the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 2015. Scientific evidence has identified how… Read More »