Canadian Peace Alliance

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Collette Lemieux, co-chair of the Canadian Peace Alliance, speaking to an anti-war rally in Calgary she helped organize in 2007 as part of the Pan-Canadian Day of Action on Canada's military involvement in Afghanistan.

The Canadian Peace Alliance / L'Alliance canadienne pour la paix (CPA/ACP) is a Canadian umbrella peace organization claiming more than 140 member groups. It was founded in 1985.

The Canadian Peace Alliance organizes cross-Canada campaigns and actions; arranges political lobbying sessions between member groups and key political leaders in Ottawa; facilitates the development of strategies for the Canadian peace movement; and produces and distributes education and action materials.

The Canadian Peace Alliance's policy and campaign direction is determined by a bi-annual convention of member groups and by a geographically representative Steering Committee.

The Canadian Peace Alliance works closely with the Canadian Labour Congress.

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