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Mondial Summer 2020: Branch news

pdf available Montreal branch The WFMC Montreal Annual General Meeting has been postponed to the autumn, but vibrant monthly cafe discussions have continued via Zoom. Issues that have been discussed include controlling disease, providing housing, food and clean water, freedom of the press, and multi-level political representation. We welcomed Monique Cuillerier from the National Office […]

WFMC News for January 2020: Montreal Branch annual luncheon

The Montreal Branch will hold their annual post-holiday luncheon on Sunday, February 9th, 2020 at 1pm at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1380 Sherbrooke W. In addition to the buffet, the event will include Noah Weisbord speaking on “The Crime of Aggression: The Quest for Justice in an Age of Drones, Cyberattacks, Insurgents and Autocrats” and […]

Branch News

pdf available Ottawa  A small group is working to reconstitute the Ottawa branch. If you are interested in helping to plan or participate in occasional meetings, please contact the National Office at monique@worldfederalistscanada.org to be kept up to date.  Victoria  The branch hosted talks by different branch members monthly in September, October, and November.  In […]

Montreal Branch Annual Luncheon

The Montreal branch of WFMC will hold their annual luncheon on Sunday, February 10th, 2019 at 1pm at the Museum of Fine Arts (1380 Sherbrooke West, Montreal; 2nd floor, west of the elevator and south of the café). The topic for this year is:  What should we think of the United Nations Human Rights Council […]

Montreal Branch Annual Luncheon

The Montreal branch of WFMC will hold their annual luncheon on Sunday, February 10th, 2019 at 1pm at the Museum of Fine Arts (1380 Sherbrooke West, Montreal; 2nd floor, west of the elevator and south of the café). The topic for this year is:  What should we think of the United Nations Human Rights Council […]

Inaugural lecture in the Warren Allmand Lecture Series

On October 18th, the inaugural lecture in the Warren Allmand Lecture Series was held in Montreal, with more than 250 people attending. The first lecture was given by John Ralston Saul on the topic “The Fight for Freedom of Expression Around the World: A Personal Account.” Ralston Saul is President Emeritus of PEN International and […]

Branch News

pdf available Vancouver The Vancouver Branch held its annual general meeting on February 19th at the home of Les Brown. Branch president Vivian Davidson welcomed a mix of 25 members and supporters. The meeting included a summary of the past year’s activities, an update on the UNPA campaign from Blake MacLeod, and an explanation on […]

Montreal Branch hosts Canadian UN Ambassador Michael Grant

In conjunction with the Concordia University International Relations Society, the Montreal Branch of WFMC is hosting an event on Tuesday, April 3rd with Michael Grant, Canadian Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative at the United Nations. Date:               Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Time:               7pm Location:         Concordia University. John Molson School of Business, 1250 Guy. Conference rm 9B Further details can be […]

Helmut Burkhardt (December 2017)

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Helmut Burkhardt, President of WFMC’s Toronto Branch, passed away on December 18th. In reacting to Helmut’s passing, WFMC President Walter Dorn said, “Helmut was a stalwart world federalist who tirelessly advocated for world government to end war and help solve humanity’s problems. He brought […]

Branch News (December 2017)

Montreal Coffee and Discussion Groups are held at a coffee shop on the first Tuesday of each month at 10 am. Recent topics have included climate refugees, branch outreach and publicity, nationalism and federalism, and integration of immigrants. As well, the Marie-Berthe Dion Issues Action Group (IAG) has recently written letters to the government on […]

Branch News (June 2017)

pdf available The Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences took place from May 27 to June 2 in Toronto. WFMC Toronto Branch President Helmut Burkhardt led a workshop entitled “Desirability and Feasibility of a World Federation,” at the annual meeting of the Canadian Peace Research Association. Speakers for this panel included Burkhardt on “Priorities […]

Toronto – Meetings and more meetings

The Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences took place from May 27 to June 2 in Toronto. On June 1, WFMC Toronto Branch President Helmut Burkhardt led a workshop entitled “Desirability and Feasibility of a World Federation,” at the annual meeting of the Canadian Peace Research Association. Later that week, 45 people attended a reception […]

Branch News (December 2016)

pdf available Montreal The Marie-Berthe Dion Issues Action Group of the Montreal Branch meets monthly for brief discussions on a current issue, followed by writing letters, usually to government officials. The September meeting considered two issues: the need for Canada to amend its legislation on cluster munitions and showing support for Canada to vote in […]

Toronto Meeting: Talk by Walter Dorn and Formation of a Toronto WFMC Chapter

This Sunday, September 25th, there will be a meeting in Toronto. At 2pm, there will be a public talk on “Global Governance: Nukes, Wars, and Climate Change” by Dr. Walter Dorn, Professor at Royal Military College of Canada & Canadian Forces College and the newly elected President of WFMC. Following the talk, there will be […]

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