The Ethical Responses to Refugee Needs Conference

Date: September 21, 2019

Time: 9.30am - 4.45pm

Location: Parkdale United Church

" The Ethical Responses to Refugee Needs” in collaboration with Calgary Catholic Immigration Society(CCIS), Mennonite Central Committee Alberta(MCCA) and African Community Association of Calgary. Click here for more Info

Lights for Liberty – A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps

Date: July 12, 2019

On July 12th, Lights for Liberty will shine a light on the horrific abuses of the Trump administration in human detention camps.  In Calgary, hosted by Victoria Goleski and Myles Nahal, it will be held at the Olympic Plaza, 228 – 8 Avenue SE at 7:00 pm If you are interested in participating in this […]

Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony 2019

Date: August 3, 2019

Time: 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Location: Olympic Plaza

Come, experience the breathtaking beauty of lanterns floating on the Olympic Plaza pool and vibrant live music commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Launch your lanterns (rent available for $5 donation) for peace and happiness for your family, our community, and the world. Free event Click here for more Info

Annual General Meeting

Date: June 12, 2019

Time: 7pm

Please join us for the Ploughshares Calgary Society's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, June 12th at 7 pm in the conference room at Parkdale United Church, 2919 - 8 Avenue NW. Following the AGM, the Very Rev. Bill Phipps will present on "Expressions of Peace in Dangerous Times". Don't miss this stimulating and thought-provoking […]

2019 Winter/Spring Program

Date: May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8th - 7:00pm Experiences in Peace building with the UN, Donor Governments, and NGOs' at Parkdale United Church in the conference room(lower level). Presented by Cheyanne Sharbatke-Church Cheyanne Sharbatke-Church is an authority on adaptive program design and evaluations in peacebuilding, anti-corruption efforts, and governance.  She is engaged in training as Professor of Practice […]

2019 Winter/Spring Program

Start date: March 19, 2019

End date: April 14, 2019

Wednesday April 10th - 7:00 pm "The Venezuelan crisis"Dr. Pablo Policzer and Dr. Maria Christina Parra will discuss the background to the Venezuela crisis, and speculate about its possible outcomes. Dr. Pablo Policzer is the Director of the Latin American Research Centre and an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Calgary, where […]

2019 Winter/Spring Program

Start date: February 28, 2019

End date: March 17, 2019

Wednesday, March 13th - 7:00 pm Movie: “The World is my Country”, followed by facilitated discussion This lively movie tells the amazing story of Gary Davis and his controversial efforts to further the cause of world citizenship.  Could such efforts provide a roadmap to a better future? Our educational meetings are held on the evening […]

2019 Winter/Spring Program

Start date: January 18, 2019

End date: February 14, 2019

Wednesday February 13th - 7:00 pm Troy Patenaude, “Contemporary Indigenous Relations” Troy Patenaude is Manager for Visitor Experiences and Indigenous Relations at Fort Calgary. He is a cultural historian of Metis heritage who seeks to make Canada a more just and resilient place through land-based education, intercultural sharing, and the arts.  All meetings are in the conference […]

2019 Winter/Spring Program

Start date: November 21, 2018

End date: January 10, 2019

JANUARY 9 Don Smith,  “Good Politics, Bad History” Don Smith, who taught Canadian history at the University of Calgary from 1974 until 2009, will review suggestions of name replacements for existing Canadian institutions, public buildings, and places. He will make specific reference to John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first prime minister; Hector Langevin, Macdonald’s Quebec lieutenant […]