Conférence: La première paix mondiale 15 février

February 3rd, 2017

February 15th in 5B.16th at 7 pm, The Dawson College Peace Centre is proud to partner with Femmes Internationales Murs Brisé to bring you  “La première paid mondiale” Face aux guerres qui désorientent le monde, osons une paix qui oriente le coeur. Et si la paix que nous espérons tant pour le monde commençait en […]

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February 8th Kate Bateman – Youth Upliftment International – Making a Difference

February 3rd, 2017

As a part of Social Science Week, on February 8th, at 4pm in 5B.16, Kate Bateman- President of Youth Upliftment International, will speak at this year’s 2017 Social Science Week.  In 2008, at the age of 17 Kate was confronted with one of the realities of this world – impoverished disenfranchised Haitian children living in […]

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Yoga for Peace Winter 2017

February 2nd, 2017

The Peace Centre is excited to announce that alongside guided meditation in the Warren G Flowers Gallery 5 days a week, we will be offering Yoga sessions in collaboration with CLL. The session is at no cost, however, we ask that each participant donate a small amount towards the Peace Centre & Peace Studies Certificate […]

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DSU & Muslim Student Association Leaders in Hope

January 31st, 2017

At Dawson College despite the cold many students, employees and community members came together to pay respect to the Muslim community members in Ste Foy.  However, this was much more than paying respects. This was a show by the students and the employees that we will not stand for hatred, we will not enable persecution […]

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We stand with you. Vigil & Condolences : Attack on Islamic Community Centre, Ste Foy

January 30th, 2017

On the evening of January 29th two armed men attacked peaceful worshipers at the Ste Foy Islamic Community Centre.  If you would like to send condolences to the families of those who lost their lives you may by clicking here. There will also be a vigil here in Montreal to signal our solidarity with the […]

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Relive Skén:nen – November 2016

January 20th, 2017

Did you miss out on the vernissage? Did you attend and want to relive the the special evening that it was? The Dawson College Peace Centre, Art Gallery and First Peoples’ Centre are proud to release the highlight reel of Skén:nen. Did you see this and want to get involved with Peace Centre projects? If […]

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Saturday Jan 21st – Solidarity March – March on Washington

January 17th, 2017

This Saturday join Women & Gender Studies in a Solidarity March that will support the Women’s March on Washington in the USA.  The March on Washington (sister march in Montreal) is taking place Saturday Jan.21, at 11AM at Place des Art (175 Saint Catherine W).  Look for the Dawson College Women’s/Gender Studies banner, featured above. If […]

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April 2017 Speakers for Peace: Reconciliation & Restoration

January 11th, 2017

This April 10th- 13th the Peace Centre is proud to present our second installment to Peace Week hosted last semester, Speakers for Peace: Reconciliation & Restoration Joining us will be an amazing group of individuals who are all implicated in research or activism that touches upon our theme of Reconciliation & Restoration. Adeela Arshad- Ayaz, […]

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Skén:nen in the Media

November 14th, 2016

The Skén:nen exhibition was featured in an article entitled “Painted Pieces Promote Peace And Reconciliation” written by Jessica Deer. A new exhibition, Skén:nen, is helping spread the message of peace and decolonization throughout Dawson College’s student body. The exhibition, which opened last night at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery, features over two-dozen works by […]

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Tea & Talk: Standing Rock & the Media

November 6th, 2016

The paucity of coverage of the Standing Rock protest in North Dakota stands as a particular shining example of the significant role media plays in what is deemed to be a priority in the news cycle and how certain types of issues are discussed. The media are frequently the framers of public discourse and they […]

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