Festival de la Paix à Ottawa 201913th Annual Ottawa Peace Festival
Updated: 13 September 2019 — New Events Welcome.
Updated: 13 September 2019 — New Events Welcome.
September 6 — October 2, 2019
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- Theme: Unity, Peace and Harmony
- 24 events, most FREE, hosted by 22 oganizations for 27 days at 21 locations around the capital
- Programs may change.
- Festival Archive and History.
- Invitation to Participate
- Program on 2 pages
- Briefs by Tarasoff
- Map of all events
- Press Release
Iman Ibrahim < email@example.com >, and Paul Maillet < firstname.lastname@example.org >
Friday, September 6, 2019
6 pm to 10 pm — Canceled due to Rain Forecast — Grateful we’re Not Dead — Fundraiser for Civilian Peace Service Canada (CPSC). No cover charge. Owner donates our fee to CPSC. — At: Westboro Beach Cafe, 745 Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway — Contact Gord Breedyk, email@example.comSunday, September 8, 2019
9:30 am to 2:30 pm — Canoeing in Friendship - A Sacred Journey (6.6 km) — Bring your canoe or request a spot in another canoe. See map. Launch Canoes: Lac Leamy, North West parking lot, on Rue Atawe (street). Stop Canoeing: Richmond Landing (by Royal Canadian Navy Monument). Walk to Chaudière Falls for a pot-luck lunch (bring food to share, water, your dishes and utensils) — Return to Lac Leamy by pre-arranged car shuttle, or canoe back — Hosts: Free The Falls, Canadian Peace Initiative (CPI), and 2 experienced canoeists — RSVP — Contact: Pamela Schreiner, PamelaSchreiner@gmail.com, 613-232-6880Tuesday, September 10, 2019
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm — What Would a Canadian Federal Department of Peace Do? — Theresa Dunn reports on the Canadian Peace Initiative (CPI) with short video — See videos online. Followed by discussion — At: Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), 91A 4th Avenue — Contact: Theresa Dunn, 613-897-0188. Facebook — Photos
Thursday, September 12, 2019
6 pm to 8 pm — Is There Peace Without Forgiveness? and Experiential Conversation — Presented by ForGiving ForRestoring Canada (Facebook) — At: St Paul University, 223 Main St (at Clegg St.), Laframboise Hall (Pavilion), Room L205 (Normandin Room) — Public Parking: $3.75/hour; Parking Map — Contact: Daniel Markus, firstname.lastname@example.orgSaturday, September 14, 2019
1 pm to 4 pm — Spiritpainting For Peace Workshop — Painting with Spirit at Jones Studio, Aylmer, Gatineau, QC. — Register to get address. — Contact Jennifer 613-266-8063, email@example.comSunday, September 15, 2019
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1:30 pm to 3:30 pm — Leading Dialogues with Individuals Haunted by Traumatic Events, Historical or Current — Dr. Gita Arian Baack teaches effective group dialog leadership. Create a safe space, build group cohesiveness, and use process tools. — At Moe's World Famous Newport Restaurant, 322 Churchill Ave, side door room, food available for purchase — Gita’s book for sale, The Inheritors: Moving Forward from Generational Trauma — Contact: Dr. Gita Arian Baack, firstname.lastname@example.org, 613-271-1293.Wednesday, September 18, 2019
6:30 pm to 9 pm — Intractable Peace — Conflict, economics, climate, spirituality, technology — At: Life of Pie – A Scratch Bakery & Café, 1134 Bank Street (south of Sunnyside Ave) — Sponsor: Canadian Association Club of Rome, Values Group — Contact: Gabriela Gref-Innis, email@example.comThursday, September 19, 2019
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— UN International Day of Peace
10:00 am to 4:00 pm — Circle of All Nations Equinox Peace Event — "Indigenous Wisdom, Environmental Stewardship, Social Justice, Racial Harmony and Peace Building” — 9 Workshops: Child and Youth Issues and Care(CYC), Donald Marshall Junior “Safe Park” Cultural Camp Doc (1995!), Understanding and Contextualizing Historical Issues, CAN CYC Presentation at NACCW CYNet in SA, Adrian Esposito Nomeika’s Inner Healing Documentary, by CAN Colleagues. — At: J.K. Wyllie Boardroom, 233 Gilmour — Coordinator: Romola V. Thumbadoo, firstname.lastname@example.org, 613-599-8385.Sunday, September 22, 2019
10 am to 11:30 am — Big Sit. Big Stand. A mass mindfulness meditation — Peace Day Meditation, Human Peace Sign, Mindful Movement and Dance — At Centennial Flame, Parliament Hill — Contact: InnerSpace Mindfulness/Meditation
11:45 am to 12:15 pm — Proclamation — Read by Bill Bhaneja, Co-founder of Canadian Peace Initiative and Co-founding Convener of Ottawa Peace Festival — Centennial Flame, Parliament Hill — Contact Bill Bhaneja, email@example.com
10:00 am to 4:00 pm — Circle of All Nations Equinox Peace Event (continued)— Paddle for Peace. From Justice to Peace; Acknowledging the 10th anniversary of the passing of Donald Marshall Junior, 20 years since the Marshall Ruling, 30 years since the “Creating Choices” report of the Task Force on Federally Sentenced Women – Still “en route” — At: J.K. Wyllie Boardroom, 233 Gilmour — Coordinator: Romola V. Thumbadoo, firstname.lastname@example.org, 613-599-8385.Monday, September 23, 2019
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7:30 am to 9 am — The RCMP Shooting of Inuit Dogs in the 1950's: There can be no peace without reconciling with the past — By Pitta Imiq, Inuit leader — At Moe's World Famous Newport Restaurant, 322 Churchill Ave, side door room, free breakfast — Contact Daniel Stringer, email@example.com, 613 218-1431; or Blandine Stringer, firstname.lastname@example.orgWednesday, September 25, 2019
11 am to 3:00 pm — Peace forest - Foret de Paix — 3 days — Write or draw peace messages and place them in the “forest”. — At: University of Ottawa, University Square (big white tent), corner of University Private + Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private — Photos — Coordinator Pierre Desjardins, email@example.com, 613-562-5800 ext: 3756Thursday, September 26, 2019
10 am to 11:30 am — A Quick Course in Peace Practices — By Paul Maillet, Canadian Peace Initiative (CPI) — At University of Ottawa, Main residence complex (Wellness Centre), 90 University Private (90U), Room 151 — Contacts: Pierre Desjardins, Pierre.Desjardins@uottawa.ca; Paul Maillet, firstname.lastname@example.org, 613-841-9216, or 613-866-2503
11 am to 3:00 pm — Peace forest - Foret de Paix — 3 days, continued — Write or draw peace messages and place them in the “forest”. – At: University of Ottawa, University Square (big white tent), Montpetit Park, corner of University Private + Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private – Coordinator Pierre Desjardins, email@example.com, 613-562-5800 ext: 3756.
6 pm to 9 pm — Citizens as Peace Practitioners — A CPI Peace Practitioner Training Workshop delivered by Paul Maillet, Canadian Peace Initiative. — At: St Paul University, 223 Main St, Room ___— Contacts: Paul Maillet, firstname.lastname@example.org, 613-841-9216, or 613-866-2503 — Please RSVP.Friday, September 27, 2019
11 am to 3:00 pm — Peace forest - Foret de Paix — 3 days, continued — Write or draw peace messages and place them in the “forest”. — At: University of Ottawa, University Square (big white tent), Montpetit Park, corner of University Private + Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private — Coordinator Pierre Desjardins, email@example.com, 613-562-5800 ext: 3756.
10:00 am to 11:30 am — (In English) Building Peace One Difficult Conversation at a Time — Speaker: Isabel Stramwasser, B.A., LL.B. — Facilitated dialogue, interactive instruction and skill-building exercises designed to get you out there having difficult conversations! — At: University of Ottawa, Jock Turcot University Centre, 85 University Private, Room #026 main floor: “Le Carrefour francophone” (French Quarter) — Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org:30 am Un message pour contrer les changements climatiques est un message de paix qui s'inscrit bien dans le cadre du festival de paix 2019. Venez appuyer la Fondation David Suzuki pour la Manifestation où Greta Thunberg sera à Montréal! Mais pour Gatineau et Ottawa vous êtes tous invités (you are all invited) à la Manifestation organisée par CLIMAT-GO! Rendez-vous au coin de Portage et Laval à Gatineau https://www.facebook.com/ClimatGO/?epa=SEARCH_BOX Contact. Réal Lalande, membre de CLIMAT-GO. email@example.com 819 778-0147
De 13h à 14h30 — (En Français) Construire la paix une conversation difficile à la fois — Présentatrice : Isabel Stramwasser, B.A., LL.B. — Dialogue facilitée, enseignement interactif et exercises pour renforcer les compétences, conçue pour vous encourager à démarrer les conversations difficiles ! — À l’Université d'Ottawa , Centre universitaire Jock Turcot, 85 Privé Université, Salle#026 : “Le Carrefour francophone” — Contacter: firstname.lastname@example.orgSaturday, September 28, 2019
12 noon to 3 pm — Kids Love Peace 2019 — Children's programming. Kindness, Friendship, Music, Dancing, Yoga, Painting, Arts, Crafts, Sports, Mindfulness, Ottawa Wheelchair Basketball (OCWSA), and more. Hosted by Worldchangingkids.ca and the Alta Vista Public Library. — Held at: Heatherington Park, 1560 Heatherington Rd, Ottawa. — Contact: World Changing Kids (online form)
12 noon to 2:30 pm — CPI Canadian National Action Plan for Peace — Coordinator Paul Maillet, with political party representatives — At Heron Community Center, 1490 Heron Road. — Sponsor: Canadian Peace Initiative (CPI) — Contact: Paul Maillet, email@example.com, 613-841-9216, or 613-866-2503
2 pm to 3:30 pm — Story time - Selected Readings from 150 Stories of Peace — In recognition of Canada’s 150 years of Confederation, Canadians of all ages and backgrounds heeded the call to share their story of peace. In English and French, by adults and children. — At Ottawa Public Library, Main (Auditorium), 120 Metcalfe. — Contact Mony Dojeiji, Spiritual Storyteller and International Award-winning Author 613-793-1633, firstname.lastname@example.org
2 pm to 4 pm — 2 Films: The World Is My Country (trailer) and The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons (poster-1, poster-2) — Sponsor: Physicians for Global Survival — At: Heron Road Community Center amphitheatre, 1490 Heron Road — Contact: Richard Denton, MD Emeritus, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, 705-642-5324, email@example.com
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm— Governance for 21st Century — How can we govern ourselves differently? Compare Remote complaining to unaffected decision makers VS direct cooperation with involved representatives. We propose a governance architecture that enables cooperation, inclusiveness with global, national and local responsiveness. Examples of real applications — RSVP Please — At: Hull District, Gatineau — For address Contact: Maya 613 240 9693; Joanne 819-770-2743; Pamela 613 762 7256Sunday, September 29, 2019
9:30 am to 5 pm — Ottawa Peace Festival at Humanics Sanctuary and Sculpture Park — 11 activities scheduled, morning yoga, aikido, afternoon guided tours. — $5 adults, kids under 12 free — At: Humanics Sanctuary and Sculpture Park, 3468 Old Montreal Rd, Cumberland — Contact only online.
12:30 pm to 5 pm — 9th Annual Crystal Heart Family Connection — 7 events: Smudging and songs by Feather Spirit Singers, Naawakwe Singers and the Aylmer Drumming Circle, Water ceremony offered by Dragonfly Water Woman, Changing Your Place in the Game. John Heney, Sound Healing with the voice, singing bowls. Pamela Holm, ThOMus "Martee" Teg Tmeyer , The art and science of Heart Energy balancing, and storytelling shared by Luc-Anne Salm. Eels provided 70% of nutrition for Algonquin before dams. Potluck afterwards. — At: 15 Deerfox Dr, Nepean (Barrhaven) — Contact: Sylvia Parker, firstname.lastname@example.org , 613-297-9924.
7 pm to 10 pm — Film : Time of the Sixth Sun — An 8-week process. Begins with a shared opening of Sacred Space Circle, the film, and a closing talking sharing circle. — At: Kitchissippi United Church, 630 Island Park Dr, Ottawa — Contact: Judith Matheson, OWL, 819-684-3099.Monday, September 30, 2019
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— UN International Day of Nonviolence
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2 pm to 6 pm — Annual M. K. Gandhi Lecture & Gandhi Jayanti, lecture by Professor Vinay Lal, UCLA, followed by play: "Truth Force", Odissi dance, and reception — Gather at Gandhi Statue for garlanding; then to adjacent Kailash Mital Theatre, 2nd floor, Richcraft Hall, (former River Building), 9376 University Dr, Carleton University — Contact : Rashmi Rekha, email@example.com
End of Calendar : Ottawa Peace Festival 2019