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Questions for the federal political parties ahead of this fall’s election

During federal election campaigns, WFMC surveys the federal political parties about their positions on key foreign policy and global governance issues of interest to World Federalists. As we prepare our survey for the parties, we’d like to hear what you think. You can suggest issues or topics through our website. The next issue of Mondial will […]

Have you renewed your membership yet?

It is spring and that means that it is time to renew your membership in WFMC. Thank you so much to everyone who has already done so.As a member you are supporting the development of democratic institutions to assure a peaceful, just and ecologically sustainable world.As a member you:Join a network of like-minded people that are […]

Join our online discussion forum!

Are you interested in discussing issues of interest to World Federalists with like-minded people? Join our online discussion group (managed through Google Groups). Recent topics have included nuclear weapons and disarmament, the Responsibility to Protect, the Green New Deal, and Canada’s chances for a UN Security Council seat.

Remembering Murray Thomson

It was not hyperbole when Jamie Swift, in an excellent Globe and Mail tribute, referred to Murray Thomson as the “dean of the Canadian peace movement.” Murray passed away earlier this month in Ottawa at the age of 96.  For many years WFM – Canada’s national office was in a building (“the Spruce Street peace ghetto”) […]

It is time to renew your membership!

Spring has (finally) arrived, which means that it is time to renew your membership in WFMC. Current members will have received a membership renewal form in the mail, although you can also renew online. There is also the option of donating monthly. (If you would like to make a change to your monthly donation, please contact the National […]

It is time to renew your membership!

Spring has (finally) arrived, which means that it is time to renew your membership in WFMC. Current members will have received a membership renewal form in the mail, although you can also renew online. There is also the option of donating monthly. (If you would like to make a change to your monthly donation, please contact the National […]

Happy holidays and thank you!

Over the past year, we have accomplished a great deal through our TakeAction emails, monthly news emails, and three webinars. We also released the latest publication in our UN and Canada series, What Canada Could and Should Do at the United Nations 2018: A Question of Leadership (you can also listen to series editor John Trent and some of the contributors talk about their […]

WFMC Annual Members Meeting and PeaceQuest events

Paul Rogers (at right) stepping up to receive WFMC’s World Peace Award at PeaceQuest’s Imagining Peace Gathering in Kingston on November 10th, 2018 (PeaceQuest). WThe weekend of November 10th and 11th was a busy one for World Federalists at a series of events held in Kingston in conjunction with PeaceQuest.On Saturday, November 10th, PeaceQuest hosted “Imagining […]

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 […]

New publication from WFMC

The World Federalist Movement – Canada’s United Nations and Canada project has recently published a new document entitled What Canada Could and Should do at the United Nations 2018: A Question of Leadership. During and after the 2015 federal election, the Liberals set as their firm foreign policy goals a re-engagement and leadership on the world […]

Tribute to Edith Fowke

pdf available by WFMC Board Secretary, Robin Collins Edith (Margaret) Fowke (nee Fulton) CM, was born in Lumsden, Saskatchewan in 1913 and died in Toronto in 1996. In her will, she generously contributed to several organizations, including the World Federalist Movement – Canada, for which we are very grateful. Edith Fowke was a well-known folklorist […]

Congratulations to Senator Donna Dasko

In early June, WFMC Board member Donna Dasko was appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, representing Ontario. She is affiliated with the Independent Senators Group. Dasko was a senior vice-president of the polling firm Environics and is a fellow at the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance. She has broad experience that has […]

Thinking Globally

“How to Save the World in a Hurry” is the title of a conference taking place May 30-31 in Toronto. WFM – Canada is among a group of co-sponsors for the event, which is led by Science for Peace. The forum examines a number of global threats to human security (famine, climate change, war and weapons, pandemics, […]

TakeAction for April 2018

World Federalists support the application of the principles of federalism to world affairs, in order that global governance becomes more equitable, just and democratically accountable. You can help! This month’s Take Action alerts provide suggestions for ways you can support: Canada’s participation in UN peacekeeping WFMC by renewing your membership or becoming a member for […]

It is spring and that means it is time to renew your WFMC membership

When you join the World Federalist Movement – Canada, you are supporting the development of democratic institutions to assure a peaceful, just and ecologically sustainable world. As a member you: Join a network of like-minded people that are also working towards a more equitable, just and peaceful world Have access to exclusive content including print […]