CBC celebrates 75 years of War Coverage (Clip 14)


Canada has always had peace activists- from the Voice of Women to the Pugwash Conference of scientists and the Canadian Peace Research Institute. And certainly the anti war message of the late 1960s and the Vietnam War rippled across Canada too. In the early 1980s peace activists rallied around the threat of nuclear escalation, and in particular the plan to test the cruise missile in Alberta. This next clip is from October 1982 and it’s from a rally in Ottawa.

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