American war resister Joshua Key begins a 13-city tour on September 16, 2009 to seek support for the cause of U.S. war resisters in western Canada.
Joshua is co-author of “The Deserter’s Tale: The Story of an Ordinary Soldier who Walked Away from the War in Iraq.”.
Itinerary (updated Sept. 20, 2009):
Winnipeg Sept 14-17
Mon, Sept 14, 7:00 pm, Canadian Mennonite University,
Laudamus Auditorium, North campus, 500 Shaftsbury
Wed, Sept 16, 12:30 pm, University of Manitoba,
Room 224 University Centre
Wed, Sept 16, 7:00 pm – Millennium Library
(Graham & Donald), 2nd floor
Thur, Sept 17, 12:30 pm, University of Winnipeg,
Eckhardte-Grammate Hall foyer, third fl.
Brandon Fri Sept 18
1:00, Brandon University, Clarke Hall room 104 – Info Brandon ad hoc Tour Committee 717-0228
7:00, City Hall, 410 9th St. – Info Brandon ad hoc Tour Committee 717-0228
Regina Sat Sept 19
7:00 pm, Unitarian Centre, corner of College & Angus.
Sponsor: Making Peace Vigil. Information 526-8993.
Saskatoon Sun, Sept 20
10:30 am service, 11:00 Joshua speaks, St. Thomas-Wesley
United Church, 808 20th St.W. (at corner of 20th and Ave. H South)
Edmonton Tues Sept 22
7:00 pm, HI (Hostelling International), Meeting Room,
10647 81st Ave. (One block off of Whyte Ave.)
Red Deer, Wed, Sept 23
4:00 pm, Red Deer College, North Nook in the Library, sponsor:
Student’s Association 403-356-4975
Calgary Thur, Sept 24
12:00-1:00 pm, University of Calgary, Science Theaters 131,
Consortium for Peace Studies, 220-2136
7:00 p.m., Carpenters Union Hall, 301 – 10 Street NW,
Sponsor – Ad hoc Committee
Kamloops Fri, Sept 25
7:00 pm, Clocktower Theatre, Thompson Rivers University
Kelowna Sun Sept 26
7:00 pm, Okanogan College Kelowna campus, Theatre. Presented
by Kelowna Peace Group email@example.com
Vernon Mon Sept 27
7:00 pm, Okanagan College, Vernon Campus, Room D310. Information: David 250-832-6678
Grand Forks Tues, Sept 29
7:00 pm, USCC Community Centre. Sponsored by the USCC
Working Group on Peace and Justice and the Boundary Peace
Initiative. For more information call 250 442 8252
Castlegar Wednesday September 30
7:00 pm, Brilliant Cultural Centre. Sponsored by the USCC Working
Group on Peace and Justice and the Kootenay Region Branch
of the United Nations Association in Canada. Info: 250 365 3613 ext 21.
Lethbridge Thur, October 1
4:00 pm, University of Lethbridge, Students Union Ballroom B, SU Building 3rd fl. (room SU300B). Sponsored by the University of Lethbridge, Students’ Union 403-329-2770
7:00 pm, Lethbridge Public Library, Theatre Gallery, 810 5th Avenue South. Sponsored by the Lethbridge Network for Peace
Medicine Hat Fri, October 2
Tentative: Noon, Medicine Hat College
7:00 pm, Unisphere Global Resouce Centre Basmt. 102 – 6th St. S.E.
While most Canadians support war resisters and oppose the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Canadian government hasn’t gotten the message. Josh Key needs and deserves our support. Get out to one of the meetings and tell/bring everyone you can.
More information: Contact the Joshua Key Ad Hoc Tour Committee at (204) 792-3371. Or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help promote this meeting: Download and distribute this poster.
For video of one of Joshua’s Winnipeg appearances, go here.