College Makes Peace with Toronto

By Brian Kelly, Sault Star Sunday, September 21, 2014 Sault College is moving its peace and conflict studies program to Toronto and teaming up with College Boreal for optional French delivery of the two-year program. A memorandum of understanding, signed Friday by presidents Ron Common and Pierre Riopel, outlines how the two post-secondary institutions willContinue reading “College Makes Peace with Toronto”

35 U.S. and Canadian Community Colleges Supporting Peacebuilding Initiatives

By David J. Smith, June 18, 2014 I recently updated my list of North American Community College Peacebuilding Programs. Currently, 35 U.S. and Canadian community colleges are supporting peacebuilding programs and initiatives.   These efforts include peace studies, conflict resolution, social justice, justice studies, human rights (including genocide and related areas), and mediation. Programs exist inContinue reading “35 U.S. and Canadian Community Colleges Supporting Peacebuilding Initiatives”

Montreal’s Dawson College To Establish Peace Centre

Dawson College in Montreal, QC recently initiated the process of developing a peace centre.   It is anticipated that Dawson’s centre will serve as a hub for current and future peace related initiatives related to nonviolence, education, research, community action, and personal well-being. The current name of the effort – Centre for Peace and NonviolenceContinue reading “Montreal’s Dawson College To Establish Peace Centre”