CSOP Participants Profile – Monday Adah Ogbe

by  //  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ 11:35 AM  //  News, Profiles

By Nicolien Klassen-Wiebe CSOP inspires Nigerian peacebuilder to reconnect and reflect It was when Monday Adah Ogbe left his home country and flew across the ocean to attend the 2018 Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) that he connected with his roots. Ogbe, 41, is a minister in a Catholic church in Nigeria and works with […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Terry Schalm

by  //  Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 6:20 PM  //  News, Profiles

by Ellen Paulley Peacebuilding: Beyond Dealing With War Terry Schalm, wife of a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Canadian Air Force, has learned alternative models of peacemaking while studying at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP). Schalm says that the approaches she’s learned at CSOP have been eye opening and that she’s learned “there are […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – Enole & Wazha Ditsheko and Keseopile Gaselebalwe

by  //  Tuesday, March 10, 2015 @ 12:01 PM  //  News, Profiles

by Aaron Epp Canadian School of Peacebuilding helps Botswana church leaders work for peace When Enole and Wazha Ditsheko wanted to start a peace centre in their hometown of Gaborone, Botswana, they thought studying at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding at Canadian Mennonite University would help. So, the Ditshekos travelled from the capital city in […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – John Fox

by  //  Tuesday, February 10, 2015 @ 1:40 PM  //  News, Profiles

by Aaron Epp Criminal, prosecutor reunite at Canadian School of Peacebuilding John Fox and Rupert Ross are used to seeing each other in the courtroom, not the classroom. When Ross worked as the Assistant Crown Attorney for the District of Kenora, Fox encountered him during numerous bail hearings after being arrested for a variety of […]

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Circle Forward: Building a Restorative School Community

by  //  Tuesday, December 9, 2014 @ 4:29 PM  //  Resources

By Carolyn Boyes-Watson and Kay Pranis Circle Forward is a resource guide designed to help teachers, administrators, students and parents incorporate the practice of Circles into the everyday life of the school community.  This resource guide offers comprehensive step–by-step instructions for how to plan, facilitate and implement the Circle for a variety of purposes within […]

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Power Of Youth: Youth and Community-Led Activism in Canada

by  //  Tuesday, December 9, 2014 @ 4:27 PM  //  Resources

By Brigette DePape (Editor) Power of Youth is a collection of articles by young activists working for change that benefits us all. Dispelling the myth that youth are apathetic, their bold and creative action shows that youth are not only engaged – but also powerful when they take collective action. The collection has something for […]

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The Little Book of Biblical Justice: A Fresh Approach to the Bible’s Teaching on Justice

by  //  Tuesday, December 9, 2014 @ 4:26 PM  //  Resources

By Chris Marshall A biblical scholar identifies basic features of the Bible’s teachings on justice, treating the subject with a direct, yet almost lyrical tone. He manages a thorny, multi-faceted subject clearly and ultimately singles out the areas of theological agreement among the Bible’s writers on the subject. Upfront, Marshall addresses the many complexities that […]

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