Anne Farrell

Anne Farrell has received an award from YMCA-Canadá for her contribution to nonviolence

15.02.2020

Wet’suwet’en Houses launched a lawsuit argues Coastal GasLink pipeline violates Canada’s Paris Agreement

Wet’suwet’en Houses launched a lawsuit argues Coastal GasLink pipeline violates Canada’s Paris Agreement

“As House Chief it is my responsibility to… »

12.02.2020

Social tensions increase in Canada as blockades and protests calling for RCMP withdrawal from Wet’suwet’en territory

Social tensions increase in Canada as blockades and protests calling for RCMP withdrawal from Wet’suwet’en territory

Near many cities in Canada First Nation people have been active setting up blockages on rail lines to show solidarity with the Wetsuwet’en First Nation. They are saying they will not be leaving the  rail lines … »

11.02.2020

Protest in Vancouver. Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested journalists covering Wet’suwet’en injunction

Protest in Vancouver. Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested journalists covering Wet’suwet’en injunction

“Today Chantelle Bellrichard tried to go to Unistoten for CBC. She was stopped at 44 and told she couldn’t proceed because a bridge, that she witnessed other vehicles using, was unsafe. RCMP detained our journalist Friday, and wouldn’t let him go to Unist’ot’en either,” said Ricochet editor during the protest… »

01.02.2020

Edmonton. Protest against Oil Teck Frontier project

Edmonton. Protest against Oil Teck Frontier project

“The Teck Frontier project would mean devastation for all our wildlife we depend on. All that is going to be compromised and destroyed forever.” said Jean L’Hommecourt of the Fort McKay First Nation. (Edmonton Journal) As many as 70 demonstrators gathered inside Canada Place in Edmonton January 22rd on… »

26.01.2020

Which is the way to go forwards with AI?

Which is the way to go forwards with AI?

At the present moment, AI researchers are studying new form and architecture to develop the future AI. Today the main approaches and form are symbolic (based on representations of problems, logic and search) Bayesian networks (probabilistic model) and deep learning. Most people are familiar with a deep learning application that… »

11.11.2015

Run This Way: students run 4,000 km for refugee protection

Run This Way: students run 4,000 km for refugee protection

Canada will take 25,000 Syrian refugees In recent months, International Humanist Network members were shocked by the scale of the refugee crisis and by the slow answer of governments to provide assistance to refugees. According to the UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency) the number of refugees worldwide exceeded 55 million during… »

15.06.2015

Run This Way: 12,000 kilometres given symbolically to UN’s Unifying for peace resolution and a future without wars

Run This Way: 12,000 kilometres given symbolically to UN’s Unifying for peace resolution and a future without wars

Montreal, June 15-2015. The Run This Way school program announces that running events organised from September 2014 to March 2015 by various schools in Quebec, France, Equator and Argentina have accumulated 12 000 kilometres. These kilometres were ran, danced and walked for peace and nonviolence by more than 8000 students!… »

08.03.2014

Attacks on Education Should Lead Security Council Debate

To view video feature http://youtu.be/CPNM5nxq80M (New York, March 7, 2014) The United Nations Security Council should emphasize the protection of students, teachers, and schools at its annual debate on children and armed conflict on March 7, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack said today. In… »

04.12.2013

States Have a Responsibility to Protect Higher Education from Attack

States Have a Responsibility to Protect Higher Education from Attack

[clear][divide] States must protect universities as spaces where professors and students are safe to teach, learn, and research free from threats to their physical and psychological well being, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) said in a new report released today. The 25-page study, Institutional… »

17.05.2012

Law outlawing civil disobedience disrupts Quebec students

In Quebec there are more than 200,000 students on strike - they are on strike saying that the student fee increase is stopping a lot of them access to college and university education. The students have been on strike for four months. The response of the Quebec government was to this day take Law-78 onto its books, to break the student union and to break the student’s strike. »

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