Regular $20, Students $15 All VOW events are PWYC (pay what you can). Please consider an additional donation so that others might attend.
9:30 am - Registration and coffee
10:00am - Greeting Carrie Lester ( invited)
Welcome comments – Ontario and National Co-chairs
10:15 am – Interactive Workshop
10:30 am – Film “Conflict and Climate Change”
10:45 am – debrief film
11:00 am – Speaker Joanna Kerr from Greenpeace
11:30 am – brief Q & A
11:45 am – breakout groups
12:30 pm – LUNCH catered by YMCA Catering
Royal Canadian Yacht Club – To be confirmed
Guest speaker – Lieutenant governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell – Invited, to be confirmed
Cost $75 regular, $60 students, $100 solidarity rate (please consider an additional donation to help a student attend)
We will honour wonderful women with an awards dinner. Three awards will be handed out.
The Shirley Farlinger Award for Peace Writings
Muriel Duckworth Award for Peace Activism
The Anne Goodman Award for peace Education
Regular $20, Students $15 All VOW events are PWYC (pay what you can) Please consider an additional donation so that others might attend.
9:30 am Gather, register, coffee
10:00 am Welcome comments – Ontario VOW co –chairs Mary and Kasha welcome and brief intro to National co-chairs Lyn and Janis
AGM – financial and business details
12:30 pm Lunch (included) catered by YMCA Metro Hall
1:30 pm Resolutions and discussions of current issues
2:30 pm Dedicated to discussing a new vision for VOW. How to survive in this economic crisis
Informal evening filled with food, music and more!
Regular $20, Students $15. All VOW events are PWYC (pay what you can). Please consider an additional donation so that others might attend.
6:00 pm doors open, dinner at 7:00 pm
Music by Davaar, with members Dave McMillan, Sara Marlowe and Macbook Air, is a project to explore the intersection of acoustic and electronic music in composition and live performance (www.davaarmusic.com). Their activist roots has led them to play at a variety of peace marches, labour rallies and social justice events across the city.
Delicious Mediterranean style dinner catered by Ghazale.
Presented by the Syrian Canadian Foundation for Humanity. Join Doctors Without Borders (MSF), The Red Cross, The Sentinel Project and others to discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria. $10/ ticket, $5 for students. Tickets are available through www.revivesyria.com and www.eventbrite.ca. All are welcome.
Syria is Calling is a fundraising event sponsored by the Syrian Canadian Foundation for Humanity (SCFH). The SCFH is a not-for-profit, non-political organization whose purpose is to support humanitarian efforts within Syria and in neighbouring refugee camps. Guest speakers at the event include Suheir Atassi, Afra Jalabi and Doctors Without Boarders (MSF). The evening includes dinner, discussions and fundraising activities. Tickets are $50 per person. Visit http://syriaiscalling.eventbrite.com for tickets or www.revivesyria.com for information.