Tag: slavery

Martial Arts for Justice: Breaking Boards Breaking Chains

Landsdowne Mall in Richmond will host a unique martial arts display later this month. Members of Richmond Martial Arts will display their skill in ‘Breaking Boards Breaking Chains,’ as part of International Justice Mission’s Martial Arts for Justice anti-slavery fundraising…

Around Town: The New Vancouver, Responding to Primates, Freedom Singer

Housing affordability, urban density, mobility and public spaces – these are among the most pressing issues facing the citizens of Vancouver right now. And they are the subject of Your Future Home: Creating the New Vancouver, an exhibition being hosted…

Around Town: Modern day slavery, women in China missions, Luci Shaw . . .

UBC law professor Benjamin Perrin will present the main findings from his study on human trafficking in Canada next Wednesday (February 25) as part of the UBC Graduate and Faculty Christian Forum lecture series. Confronting Modern Day Slavery: Human Trafficking…

William Wilberforce: Still an impressive role model

Abraham Lincoln once said that every school child should know about William Wilberforce. Ed Hird describes how the famed 19th century British parliamentarian developed – and retained – his uncompromising stand against slavery. He also spoke to Preston Manning, former Opposition…