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March 2017
$20

International Women’s Day – Event

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friend’s House, 60 Lowther Av
Toronto, ON Canada
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DESCRIPTION Canadian Voice of Women for Peace: Delegates Fundraiser for UN-CSW61 Trip to New York 2017! The sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017. Film, food, beverages, prizes, auction and raffle. Sunday March 05, 2017 ~ 6pm at Friends House, Toronto. Theme for Women's Day 2017: March 8, 2017 is International Women’s Day — a day to recognize women’s achievements…

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Book Launch: Canada: The Case for Staying Out of Other People’s Wars by Bill Geimer

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Friday, March 10, 4 pm - 5:45 pm (Book Launch) Canada: The Case for Staying Out of Other People’s Wars by William (Bill) Geimer.  As a veteran of the US 82nd Airborne Division and through his work as a lawyer and law professor emeritus, Bill presents a compelling case that Canada should end its fealty to powerful patrons like the UK and the US and instead make a more valuable contribution to international relations. He is particularly interested in discussing how peace…

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March 20 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Church Centre, 2nd floor, 777 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY United States
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Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) workshop on Monday, 20 March 8:30 – 10:00am in the Church Centre 2nd Floor. We are pleased to present this documentary which provides an example of youth leadership which we think is quite extraordinary.  The documentary filmmaker is an award winning Canadian teenager (VOW member) highly motivated to make this world a better place.  She has produced her first documentary film focused on the inspiring stories of others she encountered on her travels over…

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April 2017
$20

The UN CSW in the Age of Rebellion

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friend’s House, 60 Lowther Av
Toronto, ON Canada
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Commission on the Status of Women 2017 - VOW Women Reportback   Join the Toronto women who attended the United Nation Commission on the Status 61 in New York City for an interesting report back.       6:30pm - 7pm Dessert, coffee and tea 7:00pm - 9:00 pm Program Cost $20 or pay what you can

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Frontrunners/Niigaanibatowaad with author Laura Robinson. 7 pm at the Salt Spring Library

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Salt Spring Island Public Library, 129 McPhillips Avenue
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia Canada
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Journalist Laura Robinson on Salt Spring   Laura Robinson is a gutsy journalist, author and champion in several sports (cycling, rowing, cross-country skiing). She loves to share her enthusiasm for sport through volunteer coaching and through her writing, but she hasn’t shied away from difficult topics such as sexual violence in Canada’s national sport and abuse allegations against people in positions of power. It’s difficult to summarize the list of awards and recognitions she has earned over the years; among…

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