FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 21, 2020 On August 6th, 2020 the Kingston Hiroshima Day Coalition marks the 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Keeping participants health and safety in mind this year’s event will be shorter than years past. It will commence at 7:00pm and take place at McBurney Park where […]
For people who want to change the world, avoid these seven activist pitfalls! No End in Sight! Trying to do everything by yourself. Not enough fun! Missing out on the Arts Avoiding or Ignoring the “Opposition” Short-Term Thinking Diversity as an Afterthought
Podcasters, researchers and community radio friends rejoice! Please enjoy our collection of audio recordings of events which ran throughout the course of PeaceQuest Kingston 2014-2018. November 8, 2014 February 4, 2015 April 24-26, 2015 June 4, 2015 November 5, 2015 …and more on the way!
CHECK OUT OUR MUSIC VIDEOS AND SHARE THE SONGS WE CREATED! In the spring and early summer of 2018, seventeen Kingston community members joined singer-songwriter, Wendy Luella Perkins in PeaceSong: Building Bridges. Over eight weeks, through the power of sharing, singing and song-writing we created songs to cultivate peace in our hearts, homes, neighbourhoods, city, country and […]
Kingston is a reasonably small city of 130,000 with both a Canadian Armed Forces base and the Royal Military College. After election to city council in 2018, Robert Kiley began receiving negative feedback stemming from his choice to wear a white poppy on Remembrance Day. In this Kingstonist article, Kiley reflects on his family history, the horrors […]