Vol.30, No.3: July-September 2014
Samantha Nutt with Syrian refugees in Jordan, 2014.
Power to the Refugees!
War Child Works with Refugees
The Zaatari camp in Jordan is the second largest refugee camp in the world, populated by Syrian refugees who may be there for years, if not decades. Samantha Nutt was recently there; she talks with Metta Spencer about the ways in which War Child Canada—the charity she leads as executive director—has been bridging the gap between short-term emergency work and long-term peacebuilding.
Also in this issue
Canada Versus the Arms Trade Treaty?
At last count, 118 states have signed the June 2013 UN treaty which aims to regulate international sales of small arms and light artillery. The US has signed on, but Canada has not. What’s Ottawa’s thinking (and who are they afraid of?)
Review: Peacemakers: How People Around the World Are Building a World Free of War
Doug Roche is an iconic Canadian peacemaker; in his latest book, he sets out how a lasting culture of peace can be built. See the Mel Watkins review here.
Dan Heap 1925-2014
Dan Heap (also known as Don), an honorary patron of Peace Magazine, has died April 25 in Toronto. Dan had a long career as a social activist, Anglican worker-priest, Toronto city councillor, and Member of Parliament.
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Updated 01 July 2014