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

Dear [Stand-Canada], Thank you for your letter. I too am very concerned about Darfur. Having been a Deputy Director for 25 years and dealing with social and health issues daily, when I retired I wanted to make a difference a difference and loned CANADEM (Canada’s registry of experts available to the UN) and was looking… Read More