North Bay Peace Studies Program
2003-2004
2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
St. Andrew's United Church Hall, 399 Cassells Street (use McIntyre Street entrance)


October 29, 7:30 p.m. - "Warspin" BBC challenges the Pentagon's version of a story that boosted American morale during a sticky point in the Iraq War as part of its investigation into allied propaganda.

November 19, 7:30 p.m. - "Conspiracy Theories" CBC's fifth estate looks at the conspiracy theories
surrounding the events of September 11, 2001 and delves into the labyrinthine and surprising ties
between the Bushes and the Bin Ladens.

December 10, 7:30 p.m. - Kairos special program "Posada" for a Just Peace. December 10, United Nations Human Rights Day, has been chosen as the official launch date of the 2003-2004 KAIROS education and action campaign, “Cultivating Just Peace”, with a posada procession. A posada is a Mexican advent tradition in which figures of Joseph and Mary are carried from house to house in a village seeking a place to stay.

January 14, 7:30 p.m. -  Discussion group and reflections on "Being Peace" by Thich Nhat Hanh. In this book of talks to American peace activists, Thich Nhat Hanh discusses the importance of being peace to make peace.

February 11, 7:30 p.m. - "Bombies" A video about the terrible aftermath of dropping cluster bombs during the secret air war in Laos and the international campaign to ban them.

March 10, 7:30 p.m. - "DEADLINE IRAQ - Uncensored Stories of the War" a CBC documentary about the stories that weren’t told by the media during the Iraq war. CBC NEWS goes straight to the source, to journalists, camera operators and photographers from news organizations around the world, who reveal the lethal risks they faced,  as well as the untold horrors they witnessed.

April 14, 7:30 p.m. -  The Corporation, Part 1 of 3, Award winning documentary by Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott and Joel Bakan, THE CORPORATION engages us in a darkly amusing account of the institution's evolution as a legal "person" whose prime directive is to produce ever-increasing profit for it's shareholders regardless of the cost to anyone, or anything else. Imbuing it with this pathological nature is a recent human achievement.

May 12, 7:30 p.m. - The Corporation, Part 2 of 3, Award winning documentary by Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott and Joel Bakan

June 9, 7:30 p.m. - The Corporation, Part 3 of 3, Award winning documentary by Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott and Joel Bakan


August 6 & 9 - Anniversaries of the Atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Commemorative Gathering - Monday, August 9, 2004 - North Bay City Hall


Would you like to lead one of the monthly peace studies, or help organize the August 9th commemorative gathering? Email us at nbpa@onlink.net or call 497 0373.
Give peace a chance!