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A world without genocide | Un monde sans génocide

Here’s a heartfelt note from Todd Smith, Green Party candidate for Miramichi: I would like to thank you for your efforts! I am ashamed by the yearly abandonment of peacekeeping. The conflict of Darfur is not ‘another’ conflict in Africa, the history of weapon build up from Cold War politics along with global warming has… Read More


Irwin Cotler has an op-ed in the National Post today entitled “The Issue this Election Forgot.” In case you can’t tell from the title, this article is right up our alley (e.g. see every other post on this blog). Below are a few excerpts and comments: In this federal election campaign, important questions about Darfur… Read More


This just in from Laura Bisaillon, Green Party candidate for Charlottetown: I offer several thoughts on Darfur: First, Elizabeth May is the candidate who first made and routinely makes reference to Darfur. She impresses the need for concerted and effective action in Sudan. You will have read about her ideas and those endorsed by the… Read More


In case you haven’t had enough of the major parties’ positions on Darfur, here’s one from the NDP: Jack Layton and Canada’s New Democrats are united in their support for all efforts to end the violence against civilians in the Darfur region. We continue to support the work of STAND and the Sudanese Diaspora to… Read More


Guest Post: Bobbie Whiteman This sunday was Winnipeg’s second annual Walk/Run for Darfur. It was a really great turn out, close to three hundred people participated, a Winnipeg radio celebrity from a popular radio station kicked the whole thing off, we had support from numerous provicial MLA’s and of all the federal candidates that the… Read More