Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace, and PEACE.CA, were incorporated as a nonprofit corporation under the Canada Corporation Act on September 23, 1997. The founding directors are Robert Stewart, C.A., C.M.C. (refer to Message from Robert Stewart and his Curriculum Vitae), Marion Stewart, and Mrs. Agnes Stewart.
The purpose of PEACE.CA is to bring together all peoples of the world in the promotion of lasting peace through "thinking globally and acting locally", building peace in the community, strategic action planning, networking, information sharing, etc. PEACE.CA should enhance cooperation between nations, cultivate goodwill and peaceful understanding among people, and promote human and economic development.
The long term objectives of PEACE.CA include:
Headquarter's location of this organization
Location of work and work details such as volunteer or paid positions
For a list of accomplishments please see http://www.peace.ca/bobstewartpeacebio.htm
Canada's role of membership responsibilities
As indicated in the Introduction to Peace in the Family of Man by Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, available on the Internet in html at http://www.peace.ca/peaceinthefamilyofman.htm :
is very important for Canadians to consider our responsibility to help
build peace in our communities and world."
has an opportunity and responsibility to build upon Mr. Pearson’s
work and make our country a Peace Education “Student/Tourist
Destination”, and a source of skilled Peace Consultants/expertise
available to serve the world.
Canadian Leaders (government, industry, education, religious, etc.) have a special responsibility to build peace at home and abroad."
recent survey of Canadians'
perceptions by Environics Research Group, almost one-third of
Canadians believe "peacekeeping and peacefulness" is the
greatest contribution Canada has to offer the world. Fundamental
perceptions of Canada's role as a peaceful, tolerant nation endure.
I hope that you find our work and website to be helpful in your work, and an inspiration. Best wishes.
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"The world is dangerous not because of those who do harm, but because of those who look at it without doing anything." - Albert Einstein
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Making an Impact: Your gift to the Canadian Peace Education Foundation will do much to reduce the human cost of violence in our communities and world through education about peace and the future in classrooms. Your gift will have a critical impact on future generations. You will enable youngsters to widen their sights by exploring alternate paths to transforming conflicts and building a better world. Gifts of cash, securities, and planned gifts are welcome and may be sent to the Canadian Peace Education Foundation, Box 70, Okotoks, AB, Canada, T1S 1A4. For more information, visit the website at http://www.peace.ca/foundation.htm
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