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Wiphala Flag Flies at Toronto City Hall

on Sat, 10/26/2013 - 19:26


Toronto Multicultural Calendar covered the Whiphala raising at city hall which was run by CANO. Follow the link to the article.
http://www.torontomulticulturalcalendar.com/2013/09/27/417-wiphala-flag-...

 

Canadian Governor General’s Medal:

on Sat, 10/26/2013 - 18:43

September 27, 2013

Dear Lylas,

Last night at Frontiers Foundation AGM, President Lawrence Gladue praised you for your work and being a splendid person. He wanted to personally present this medal to you, however due to your daughter’s health you couldn’t make it.

Back in 1996 I was fortunate to meet you for the first time at Wagoshig First Nation building log houses after which you became one of our Aboriginal Operation Beaver volunteers of the year. In subsequent years I saw you in action in many housing projects in Northern Ontario and in Quebec at Kitcisakik, handling our LT40 Woodmizer. Also wherever and whenever you laboured, that wonderful Evelyn was with you, sharing your assignment and equally worthy of recognition.

Thanks to your presentation at the Indigenous Conference in Vancouver, B.C. the world learned about Frontiers volunteer work in Canada’s third world.

Your personal contribution to voluntary sector resulted in improved health and better living conditions for

2014 Raising Peace - CCIVS

on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 17:40

Dear Friends,
The workplan: Raising Peace – from Grassroots actions to Global Campaigns promoting Peace and Human Rights for 2014 was approved by the Council of Europe.
Following the Plan of Action the workplan aim are to strengthen the role of international voluntary service organisations as key players in the field of Peace and Human Rights Education.
The objectives that were set to support the network in achieving this aim are:

To improve the quality of the coordination work carried out in the peace and human rights thematic area of action;
To raise awareness on Human Rights and Peace construction all over Europe, underlining the fact that construction of peace is the result of the construction of a fair, inclusive, diverse, sustainable and participative society;
To increase the number of trainers with an expertise in Peace and Human Rights Education and able to act as multipliers;
To increase the advocacy and international representation skills of the international voluntary

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