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On a rainy evening this past spring a couple of dozen people gathered at Ottawa’s Bronson Centre to discuss the idea of setting up a local PeaceQuest chapter. Many of the people in the converted classroom have been questing for peace for decades. Their lifelong commitments ranged from the promotion of a Department of Peace […]
For I dipt into the future, far as human eye could see, Saw the Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be; Saw the heavens fill with commerce, argosies of magic sails, Pilots of the purple twilight dropping down with costly bales; Heard the heavens fill with shouting, and there rain’d […]
On September 25, 2013, the Globe and Mail carried a front page headline: Canada holds off joining U.N. global arms trade treaty. The story detailed a scenario familiar to peace promoters who had succeeded in getting the landmark treaty through a complex United Nations process. Ottawa’s attributes its foot-dragging to worries over how the treaty […]