Friday, 14 October, 2016

During the “Give Me a Chance to Live: Uniting Voices for South Sudan” conference IofC’s Regional Coordinator in Alberta Janyce Konkin shared some of IofC’s main tenets.

Friday, 14 October, 2016

The Caux Interns Leadership Program is for people who care about personal and global change; and who have the courage to challenge themselves to make a difference. This summer the faculty added a new component to the program, which drew in a wider network of people from the global fellowship who have years of experience with IofC. Each intern was connected with someone who was not in Caux this year.

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.

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

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.

Monday, 08 August, 2016

At a Special meeting of the IofC Canada association held by web conference on July 23, members unanimously approved a resolution to amend the purpose of the association.

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

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.

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