Celebrate With Us!

Building Peace and Justice: From the Local to the Global

Share in Celebrating the City of Halifax’s recent joining the list of “Mayors for Peace” on International Human Rights Day.

Date & Time: Wednesday, Dec. 10, 7:00-9:00pm
Location: Local Women’s Council House, 989 Young Ave. (at Inglis), Halifax


  1. Isabelle Gagnon – harpist, will play before and after the programme
  2. Olga Milosevich – Master of Ceremony and Panel Moderator
  3. Joan Smith – Mi’kmaw Gathering Song
  4. Alexa McDonough – Introduction of Councillor Watts
  5. Councillor Jennifer Watts – Response on behalf of the City of Halifax
  6. Yoko Nishiguchi – Greeting from Hakodate, Sister City and member of Mayors for Peace
  7. Nancy Covington – Towards a World Free of Nuclear Weapons, Physicians for Global Survival
  8. Panel Discussion – Building a Culture of Peace
  9. Maya Eichler, Professor Women’s /Political Studies MSVU
  10. Christine Saulnier, Director CCPA Nova Scotia
  11. Allison Sparling, MSVU Graduate and Social Activist
  12. Questions/discussion – Nancy, Maya, Christine, Allison and audience
  13. Linda Ruffman – Moving From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace, The White Poppy Initiative
  14. Sandy Greenberg – song
  15. Closing remarks – Olga Milosevich

Time to celebrate, make new friends, meet old friends

Snacks from Our Thyme Café, Dartmouth