Debunking myths with history.
We will gather in this solemn manner not to pay homage to the weapons of destruction but to renew our commitment to work for an end to all wars and to foster justice and peace, at home and abroad.
Until 1954 November 11th was set aside to celebrate and strive for peace as a holiday called Armistice Day, remembering the end of WWI.
Collingwood’s local Peace group, Pivot2Peace, has chosen a unique way to commemorate Remembrance Day on Nov 11th.
Horrified by the industrial slaughter of millions of soldiers and civilians, the people of the U.S. and the world initiated campaigns to outlaw war once and for all … Tragically, however, the last century has been marked by war after war, and growing militarism.