Like other “With a Twist” blogs, the following is not a PeaceQuest editorial but a reflection of my thoughts about the current air attacks on ISIS. As the purpose of PeaceQuest is to generate conversation about war and Canada’s role in international politics, we encourage you to participate. What’s your take on these current events? […]
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Our very own Brian Weir and Grade 6 teacher Ms. Carolyn DeGroot did a workshop on peace with her class September 17th. The students had been studying peace through PeaceQuest.ca and peaceoneday.org resources culminating in a workshop on how to de-escalate a verbally angry confrontations. It went very well. Ms. DeGroot’s students have been doing […]
So much is happening this weekend! We are looking forward to watching the live stream of the Peace One Day Concert in Goma, DRC and to Kingston’s own commemorative events in City Park. You can see our poster and watch the Peace One Day live stream below. While we are expecting rain, last year we […]
Our open plenary event was a success! Established volunteers and curious community members alike came together to share and give feedback on PeaceQuest’s overall course for the coming four years. Your input will be used in our upcoming planning retreat in October. Here are a couple photos of the discussion: We are happy to report that Jamie Swift’s […]
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