Twenty years ago, 19 Brazilian peasants who were members of Development and Peace partner the Landless Workers Movement (MST) were murdered by gunmen hired by big landowners.
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On March 3, 2016, the first ministers' conference, organized by the Prime Minister, will be held in Vancouver to discuss the future climate policies of Canada. This meeting provides an opportunity for the government to honour the commitments it made during COP21 in Paris, in December, 2015.
With the federal election now behind us, this is the time to show our newly elected government that we are expecting bold action on climate change at the December UN climate summit in Paris. This summit will be the new Canadian government’s first opportunity to show the world that our country is ready to change course and take bold action for a more sustainable and equitable world.
The Munk Debate, which is the first-ever federal election debate devoted exclusively to Canada’s foreign policy, will be taking place today, Monday, September 28 in Toronto. This debate, where the leaders of the major federal political parties running in the October 19 elections will face off, is a unique opportunity to inform the party leaders about your foreign policy concerns. You can share your point of view on Twitter using the keyword #MunkDebate.