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The Time to Act is Now: Rally against Harper Government's support for the US bombing of Syrian Civilians PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Thursday, 05 September 2013 17:29

The Time to Act is Now

Rally to Oppose the Harper Government's support for the US bombing of Syrian Civilians

At the Cenotaph, Belleville and Government St. Victoria

 Sunday September 8, 2 -4 pm

 

For  years various  guises have been used for justifying Military intervention:

"human security" (Iraq 1991),

"Humanitarian intervention"(Kosovo, 1999),

"self defence" (Afghanistan),

“Pre-emptive/preventive strike” (Iraq, 2003)

 "Responsibility to Protect" (Haiti, 2004, Libya, 2011),

 "will to intervene" (Mali, 2013), and

"moral imperative" (Syria)???

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 September 2013 09:49
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SATURDAY AUGUST 31, 2013 NOON RALLY AGAINST MILITARY INTERVENTION IN SYRIA AT THE CENOTAPH VICTORIA, BC CANADA PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Thursday, 29 August 2013 13:57
 
SATURDAY AUGUST 31, 2013 NOON RALLY AGAINST MILITARY INTERVENTION  IN  SYRIA AT THE CENOTAPH  VICTORIA, BC CANADA
 

Resorting to military intervention, the US and its allies will be in violation of the fundamental purpose of the United Nations – to prevent the scourge of war

There have been years of using various guises for justifying Military intervention: "human security" (Iraq 1991), "Humanitarian intervention"(Kosovo, 1999), "Self Defence" (Afghanistan, 2001) "pre-emptive/preventive strike" (iraq. "Responsibility to Protect" (Haiti, 2004, Libya, 2011) or "will to intervene" (Mali, 2013)  "moral imperative" (Syria, 2013????)

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SATURDAY AUGUST 31, 2013 NOON RALLY AGAINST MILITARY INTERVENTION IN SYRIA AT THE CENTAPH vICTORIA, BC CANADA PDF Print E-mail
Peace News
Posted by Joan Russow   
Thursday, 29 August 2013 13:57
 

SATURDAY AUGUST 31, 2013 NOON RALLY AGAINST MILITARY INTERVENTION  IN  SYRIA AT THE CENTAPH  vICTORIA, BC CANADA
 

Resorting to military intervention, the US and its allies will be in violation of the fundamental purpose of the United Nations – to prevent the scourge of war

There have been years of using various ill-conceived guises for justifying Military intervention: "human security" (Iraq 1991), "Humanitarian intervention"(Kosovo, 1999), "Responsibility to Protect" (Haiti, 2004, Libya, 2011) or "will to intervene" (Mali, 2013)

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Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembered PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Sunday, 04 August 2013 08:47

Tuesday, August 6th    2013 Cermony in Victoria at Gorge Tillicum Park, entrance off Tillicum,

 

 

 

The annual lantern ceremony in Victoria, marking the 68th anniversary of the

atomic bombing of Japan 

Last Updated on Sunday, 04 August 2013 08:57
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EFFORT TO RESUME E&N PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE GETS SUPPORT FROM B.C. MINISTER PDF Print E-mail
PEJ Events
Posted by Joan Russow   
Tuesday, 23 July 2013 11:51
BY ROB SHAW / TIMES COLONIST  JULY 22, 2013
B.C.’s transportation minister says he’ll try to persuade Via Rail to restart passenger train service on Vancouver Island’s E&N line, as the Island Corridor Foundation sets another make-or-break deadline for the stalled project next month.
 
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The via rail dayliner en route to victoria from courtney in 2009.  Photograph by: krista bryce, nanaimo daily news
 
Todd Stone said he will push the issue federally on behalf of Vancouver Island, after a meeting with Island Corridor officials at the legislature on Monday.
Last Updated on Friday, 26 July 2013 22:50
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