Statement by the Central Executive Committee, Communist Party of Canada, Dec. 3, 2010 The Communist Party of Canada condemns the Canadian government’s role in helping to fan the flames of war in the Korean peninsula, and urges instead a policy of supporting broad international efforts to seek peaceful, negotiated resolutions to the historic disputes in [...]
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By Dave McKee, President, Canadian Peace Congress Operation Apollo, Operation Athena, Operation Archer, Operation Accius, Operation Altair … since Canada first entered the war on Afghanistan in 2001 the list of extensions, renewals and “spin‑offs” has gone on and on and on. Originally scheduled to end in 2003, Canada’s involvement in this imperialist aggression threatens [...]
People’s Voice Editorial To the surprise of few and the dismay of many, the Harper Tories have unilaterally extended Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan by three more years, allegedly for the purposes of “training” Afghan security forces. The decision violates a long-standing pledge by the PM to adhere to the 2011 pullout date, itself an [...]
Canadian Peace Congress Executive Council, Nov. 18, 2010 The eve of the Lisbon Summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is pause for reflection and action on the future of the world’s biggest instrument of war, and the necessity of anti‑imperialism and peace. In the face of the military alliance’s invitation to “rethink, reprioritize [...]
Defence Minster Peter MacKay has told the Halifax security summit that Canada may keep troops in Afghanistan after 2011. It has since come to light that as many as 1000 troops may remain in a “non‑combat” role.