[Sust-mar] Peace actions & events: Petition, Protest & Action for Mayors for Peace this Friday at 12:30 pm at Grand Parade!
tlorincz at dal.ca
Tue Aug 6 19:51:10 EDT 2013
Hello Sust-Mar Friends!
Please spread the word. Thank you!
(1) PLEASE SIGN PETITION
Today is the anniversary of the US nuclear bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 -
incalculable suffering, death and destruction. We need to abolish these
weapons of mass destruction. We all continue to be at risk because the US,
Russia, France, India, Pakistan, Israel, the UK & North Korea refuse to
abolish their stockpiles.
Please sign the Ceasefire.ca petition "Louder than the Bomb" at
It is a Global Parliamentary Appeal for a Nuclear Weapons Ban. Tell your MP
that you support a nuclear weapons ban and want them to do the same. Please
send your letter, right away.
(2) MAYOR SAVAGE: JOIN MAYORS FOR PEACE
Anniversary of the Nuclear Bombing of Nagasaki
Friday, August 9
12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Grand Parade Square
Please join my kids and I as we stand with a sign outside city hall and
deliver an open letter to Mayor Savage to Join Mayors for Peace on the 68th
anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki. Time for Global Zero: A
World Without Nuclear Weapons: http://www.globalzero.org/
Halifax has a role to play!
*Kudos to the Sierra Club of Canada for promoting nuclear abolition with an
event in Toronto on August 6th with Shirley Douglas:
(3) WEDNESDAY AGAINST WARSHIPS PROTEST
Wednesday, August 7 & every Wednesday!
Outside the Irving Shipyard, 3099 Barrington St., Halifax At the Niobe Gate
Entrance near Devonshire Avenue. A weekly protest against the federal
government's plan to spend $25 billion to build new warships for the navy
instead of investing in urgent social and environmental needs of Canadians
like action on poverty and climate change. For more information, please
(4) A LITTLE SUMMER READING
My article "Wednesdays against Warships" is published on page 11 of the
Ecology Action Centre's "Between the Issues" summer edition. You can check
it out it along with excellent environmental articles here:
In solidarity for peace, earth & justice,
55 Willowbend Court
Halifax, NS CANADA B3M 3L3
Phone: (902) 443-2423
Cell: (902) 478-1379
Email: tlorincz at dal.ca
BLOG "Wednesdays against Warships": http://demilitarize.ca/wp/
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired
signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not
fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not
spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius
of its scientists, the hopes of its children." - Former US President D.
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