GPA News

Vancouver Rally for Afghan Women and Girls

November 7 will mark 52 days since secondary school girls in Afghanistan were banned from attending school. The Vancouver Chapters of CW4WAfghan and the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) are holding a solidarity rally on November 7 at the Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG).

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Sisters in Spirit Day

Every October 4, Sisters in Spirit Day brings communities across Canada together to honour the lives of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, show support for their loved ones, and educate the public on this national tragedy.

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Confront the Climate Emergency

You are invited to participate in this year’s Global Peace Alliance Festival taking place on a Saturday at the end of September, tentatively the 25th . This is our annual festival which celebrates the International Day of Peace. Our theme will focus on recovering from the pandemic, advocating for a peaceful planet, and climate change.

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Non-Indigenous people – here’s what you can do, right now

Communities across so-called Canada are grieving after the discovery of the unmarked graves of 215 children at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. Many Indigenous people are overwhelmed with the tasks of caring for themselves, their families and communities. And many non-Indigenous people are wondering what they can do to help.

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