Rally in Regina urges peacekeeping role for Canada in Middle East

Waving placards and banners, about 50 people gathered in Regina Saturday for a peace rally where speakers urged the federal government to consider non-military interventions as a response to conflict in the Middle East.

About 50 people gathered in front of Regina City Hall

The peace rally in Regina was held in conjunction with rallies in other cities across Canada, including Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Sudbury, Calgary and Vancouver. (Dean Gutheil/CBC)

Waving placards and banners about 50 people gathered in Regina Saturday for a peace rally where speakers urged the federal government to consider non-military interventions as a response to conflict in the Middle East and elsewhere in the world.

The rally was organized by a number of groups, including Regina's Making Peace Vigil, PeaceQuest Regina and the Regina Peace Council.

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