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Network to Oppose War and Racism - Pacte contre l’Agression, l’Intolérance et la Xénophobie


NOWAR/PAIX was formed by a group of concerned Ottawa-area residents in response to:
  • The horrific events of September 11, 2001.
  • The resulting declarations of war by the U.S. government and its military allies.
  • The attack on civil liberties and the right to dissent.
  • The ugly racist and xenophobic attacks on innocent people of colour across North America.


  • To oppose terrorism in all its forms including state terrorism, the U.S. call to war, and Canada's participation therein.
  • To oppose racism, including anti-semitism, and the racist backlash against people of colour, including attacks on immigrant and refugee rights.
  • To oppose the erosion of civil liberties in the name of national security.

Our network, which is made up of a diversity of members from within the community, seeks to build a broad-based coalition of organizations and individuals within the Ottawa region to advance the above goals by organizing events and increasing public awareness.