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Radio — Working to reinvigorate Canada’s peace movement

Dave Gehl and Ed Lehman are members of the Regina Peace Council. Over their decades of involvement in issues of war and peace, they have seen the peace movement grow and shrink multiple times. They believe that the world needs … Continue reading

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Radio — Promoting peace in the face of rampant militarism

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Jamie Swift and Judi Wyatt. They are members of the Kingston, Ontario, group PeaceQuest, which first came together in 2012 to work … Continue reading

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Interview Excerpts from Elsie Dean

The following is an excerpt from the interview I did with Elsie Dean, a community and peace movement activist (and sometime Communist Party loyalist) in Vancouver, British Columbia, in which she talks a bit about her activities in the 1940s … Continue reading

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Elsie Dean

Elsie Dean was born in 1924 into a poor white family in northern Saskatchewan, where she lived on a subsistence farm with her parents and seven siblings. Her mother was staunchly political and fought without shame for relief payments for … Continue reading

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