Friday, 14 October, 2016

In light of the numerous social, political, economic, and environmental issues currently affecting our planet, the 12th edition of the World Social Forum held presented an excellent platform for IofC to discuss these global issues and ponder on viable solutions.

Friday, 14 October, 2016

For many years, Initiatives of Change, in partnership with several other peacebuilding groups, has been organizing various activities to celebrate the UN-designated International Day of Peace.

Friday, 14 October, 2016

Initiatives of Change Canada recently hired a new administrator for the Ottawa office. Meet Murielle Cassidy and read about her role with IofC Canada.

Tuesday, 04 October, 2016

Since the beginning of the year the Initiatives of Change Ottawa office has been engaged in a new archival project aimed to transform the presentation and accessibility of the organization’s archive.

Tuesday, 04 October, 2016

Walking Buffalo, a Chief of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation in the early 1900s, was honoured by Alberta Champions Society (a group that recognizes outstanding contributors to Calgary and Alberta) at the Calgary Heritage Park Historical Village. The Society unveiled monuments in a “Field of Fame” to celebrate the contributions of six individuals who had an immense impact on our city and province.

Friday, 12 August, 2016

As the world watches the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Initiatives of Change is pleased to release a historic film from the port of Rio. Men of Brazil tells the true story of Brazilian port workers struggle in the 1950s which saw the first democratic election in the history of the port. We celebrate the dedication and courage of the Brazilian port workers and their families in telling their story and of IofC’s work over the years in Brazil by presenting this film online.

Monday, 08 August, 2016

The Quebec version of the “Blanket Exercise” was developed in Montreal by the Ecumenical Network for Justice, Peace and Ecology (ROJEP) from the version created by Kairos Canada (an ecological justice and human rights organization) in 1997.

Monday, 08 August, 2016
Syrian women arriving in Lebanon

To be a peacemaker means to be challenged and confronted with my own weakness, and to be tested by God and the universe in order to carry out the task properly.

Monday, 08 August, 2016

IofC’s Quebec team realized the dream of launching the film Beyond Forgiving.

Monday, 08 August, 2016

Initiatives of Change (IofC) in partnership with other organizations and networks will present four activities at the World Social Forum in Montreal from August 9 to 14.

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