On August 3, 2022, two Montreal activists, Dimitri Lascaris and Laurel Thompson, disrupted a public-relations presentation by Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly and her German homologue Annalena Baerbock. The disrupters spoke out against Joly and Baerbock’s support for NATO expansionism and increased military spending.
We watched the film. Then we had the presentations and a question-and-answer period that are contained in this video — with our experts, Vicki Elson of NuclearBan.US and Dr. Gordon Edwards of Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility.
I was blown away by World BEYOND War’s annual online conference!
On June 28, 2022 Montreal for a World BEYOND War joined several other Montréal peace groups to protest NATO at Complex Guy Favreau in downtown Montréal. The Montreal rally was one of many No to NATO rallies this week in response to the NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, where there was a massive demonstration.
Laurel Thompson recently attended Canada’s largest defense industry trade show CANSEC. What she saw left her with questions for those who work in the industry.