OTTAWA– Our service members have long been in the forefront of the UN’s efforts to ease tensions around the world. Between 1947 and 1985 some 77,000 Canadian Forces personnel have taken part in 15 UN peacekeeping operations and in three truce supervisory missions conducted outside the United Nations.Through collective security as well as our international efforts to control arms and to find peaceful solutions to conflict,Canada helps to preserve global peace.
– Gen. Paul D. Manson, Chief, Defence Staff Sept. 15, 1986
World Food Day was created in 1981 by the UN to increase awareness, especially in developed countries,of world-wide food problems. Tim Fielding and Joel Winters of the WFD Committee,conduct the Toronto Chapter seminar Oct. 15 on the topic: “World Food Day: What it means to Canadians”.
And in Guelph, at the University of Guelph, Oct. 23-26, is the international conference “Science and Technology in the World Food Crisis”. Registration deadline: October 15
By mail: Div. of Continuing Education By phone: (519)824-4120/3957
The Peace Imperative
The Int’l Year of Peace Coalition Committee-Mississauga sponsors a film festival from Oct. 20-24. The films are shown each evening at 7:30 pm in South Building, Erindale College, (Mississauga Rd. north of Dundas). For program and further details,call Janis Alton(416)274-6191