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David Heap on his capture at sea on the Canadian Boat to Gaza – Feb. 16th in Fredericton

Join us to hear David Heap give his firsthand account of the Freedom Waves to Gaza which took place in November, when Irish and Canadian boats tried to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza. A linguistics professor at the University of Western Ontario and long time Palestine solidarity activist, Heap was on board the Canadian [...]

Revolution in Egypt Teach-In in Fredericton on Dec. 1st

Thursday, Dec. 1st, Dineen Auditorium, Head Hall, UNB UNB student Youssef Bassem will share his first hand experiences in Egypt during the 18 days of revolution. His talk will feature: – A brief History of the past 50 years in Egypt – Torture, corruption and unemployment – Sectarian Strife; The Muslim Vs. Christians question – [...]

Fundraiser for Libya refugees this Wednesday, June 29 in Fredericton

The New Brunswick Libyan community will be hosting a fundraising dinner on June 29, 2011 at the Student Union Building (SUB) at the University of New Brunswick. We will be raising funds for the refugees on the Libyan-Tunisian border who have been forced to flee their homes with only the clothes on their backs. Tickets [...]

5th Annual RAWA Variety Show Benefit

* Stay updated and spread the word on Facebook With: * Voices from RAWA & Afghans for Peace * Raging Grannies * Debbie Adshade * NB RebELLEs’ Gumbooting Troupe * Sylvia Hale on women and war * Beth Lyons, Advisory Council on the Status of Women * Fredericton Sexual Crisis Centre * Fredericton Peace Coalition [...]

Solidarity rally with the people of Libya

When: 12 pm, Saturday, Feb. 26. Where: Fredericton City Hall, corner of York and Queen. Join rallies across Canada this Saturday to support the Libyan people. In Fredericton: Saturday, Feb. 26 at 12 noon at Fredericton City Hall. Over 1,000 democracy protesters have been massacred by the regime of Muammar Qaddafi in Libya. Colonel Qaddafi [...]

International Women’s Day Potluck!

When: Sunday, March 6 at 12:30 pm to 2:30pm Where: Renaissance College, 811 Charlotte St. Bring food for the potluck and/or a donation to the NB Coalition for Pay Equity if possible. No one turned away for lack of donation. Bring literature for distribution. A time will be set aside for sharing your group’s activities [...]

Video doc of 5th Annual RAWA Benefit Show

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Support for Afghan women

The Brunswickan: Citizens from across Fredericton will come together on March 20 in the SUB Ballroom to support women across the ocean. Read more…

Afghan women’s group to take centre stage in Fredericton

Fredericton – On Saturday, March 20, people in Fredericton will gather together to support the rights, education, health and empowerment of women in Afghanistan. Fredericton’s Fourth Annual Benefit Variety Show for the Revolutionary Association of Women in Afghanistan (RAWA) will occur at 7:00pm at the Student Union Building Ballroom at UNB Fredericton. RAWA was established [...]

International Women’s Day Potluck

Celebrate International Women’s Day a day early on Sunday, March 7th with a potluck and updates from different groups in the city working on women’s issues. The potluck will be held at Renaissance College at 811 Charlotte St. in Fredericton. The potluck will start at 12:00pm and end at 3:00pm. Updates will begin at 1:00pm. [...]