Monday, 29 January, 2018
Marlene Zurgilgen

Caux, Switzerland, November 6, 2017--. Last spring, I had the chance to visit Canada and it was a very memorable one. I am deeply grateful to Mary Ella Keblusek and her husband Andrew for their support and warm welcome.

Monday, 29 January, 2018
Peace Award to Laurent Gagnon

The Warren Allmand Peace Prize was awarded to Laurent Gagnon at a conference on Living Together, organized by the Union des Africains due Quebec et amis solidaires de l'Afrique (UAQASA).

Monday, 29 January, 2018
Quebec Blanket Exercise

IofC Spreads Awareness of Aboriginal Experience with Blanket Exercise

Monday, 29 January, 2018

Quebec participants in Caux Forum learn art of peacebuilding after conflict
Last summer, four people from IofC Quebec participated in the Caux Forum-- Ferdinand Djayerombe Vaweka, Sébastien Brissette, Arber Fétiu and I.
At a meeting held on November 2 at the Maison Bellarmin in Montreal, Ferdinand Djayerombe and I shared our Caux experience with IofC members and others. Noteworthy was the Just Governance for Human Security session.

Monday, 29 January, 2018
IofC Canada Board 2017/18

Meeting goals in challenging times: Topic of AGM, Board retreat
At our virtual AGM on June 17, we discussed the financial situation of IofC Canada. Before that, local teams in Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver held meetings, partly to discuss staffing needs.

Sunday, 28 January, 2018
Peace Circles in Syria

Inter-religious conflict, simmering below the surface or erupting into open war, has been a feature of life in many Middle Eastern countries for years. Iman Al Ghafari recounts how the peace circles she courageously leads in her native Syria and in Lebanon, change hearts and minds. Here are excerpts from her report.

Sunday, 28 January, 2018
World Journey shown At Calgary Airport

For the first time, National Aboriginal Day was recognized at Calgary International Airport. At the initiative of Phil Jones, a chaplain at the airport chapel, the film Walking Buffalo – World Journey was shown in the international departures area.

Sunday, 28 January, 2018
Anna, Caux Scholar 2017

The Caux Scholars Program is a wonderful concept. The idea of bringing together diverse young people from different parts of the world...

Wednesday, 17 January, 2018

Initiatives of Change (IofC) is pleased to announce the launch of their refreshed brand. The refreshed brand was launched on January 17, 2018, during the 50th anniversary celebration of Initiatives of Change’s centre in India: Asia Plateau in Panchgani.

Thursday, 29 June, 2017

IofC Canada’s 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held as a virtual meeting on Saturday June 17. This year’s AGM was attended by 31 members who were able to join either by telephone or computer link, while 18 members submitted proxies.

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