International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Canada, Stand up for Palestinian Children’s Rights You are invited to join the UNJPPI campaign to support Palestinian children living under the Israeli military occupation.   Sign up through this link to receive information about the campaign and how to participate.  Last fall Parliamentary Petition e-2667 was presented to Parliament. It called on theContinue reading “International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People”

Parliamentary Poet Laureate Writes of Kamloops

The Cree poet Louise Bernice Halfe – Sky Dancer, Canada’s current Parliamentary Poet Laureate, has written a public poem about the children whose bodies were discovered at the former Residential School in Kamloops. It is called Angels: 215>, 1820-1979 “The Past Is Always Our Present”. It will soon be posted on the National Parliamentary PoetContinue reading “Parliamentary Poet Laureate Writes of Kamloops”

Peter Victor: Slower by design not disaster: managing without growth

The climate crisis raises questions about sustainability and economics – the finances of how we produce, distribute and consume goods and services.This valuable video lecture on ecological economics compares the full cost of fast versus slow and sustainable growth. Peter A. Victor, author of Managing without Growth. Slower by Design, not Disaster, is a Professor Emeritus atContinue reading “Peter Victor: Slower by design not disaster: managing without growth”