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75 Years: Canada, Nuclear Weapons & the UN BAN Treaty - Shared screen with speaker view
Elizabeth Doucette
48:29
Awesome Ron. Always love your music. I'm a friend of your aunt, Nana Davies.
Mia Moravis
49:42
Beautiful playing, Ron Korb❤️🎶
Vivian
50:18
Thank you for the peaceful and beautiful song.
Ellen Hayakawa
51:23
Thank you, Ron for the beautiful song and playing.
sylvie boisvert
51:30
Thank you for this beautiful and peacefull song Ron Korb
Charlotte Akin
54:29
Thank you Vinay! Peace Wave!
Vinay Jindal
55:03
It is an honour to work with and connect with great local peacemakers!!
Elizabeth Doucette
55:11
Thanks Steve for helping me to get access.
Vinay Jindal
58:54
Thanks to everyone for joining us! Peace.
Mia Moravis
01:02:52
Peace🌸
Aruna Goel
01:05:05
Peace🙏🙏🙏
Steven Staples
01:05:07
Nearly 300 ppl online - welcome
Elizabeth Doucette
01:05:38
Peace.
rita
01:06:06
Peace
Kristen
01:06:51
Peace.
Vivian
01:08:07
Thanks for the helpful video to help us understand what happened in history today.
Elizabeth Hill
01:08:28
I am pleased the city has declared this Hiroshima and Nagasaki day and calls for banning of weapons.
Vanessa Lanteigne
01:08:59
Thank you HNDC and everyone for this wonderful event. Vanessa Lanteigne from the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Mitchie Takeuchi
01:10:56
It is great to be able to attend this important commemorative event in Toronto from NYC. Great to see Anton's movie about Setsuko.
Elizabeth Doucette
01:12:34
Thank you Mary-Ellen. Beautiful words.
Miguel Figueroa
01:13:34
Warmest greetings to all on this solemn occasion from the Canadian Peace Congress. You can read our statement on the 75th anniversary here - https://www.facebook.com/CanadianPeaceCongress/posts/2246615568817954?__tn__=K-R.
Khursheed Ahmed
01:20:07
Powerful words.... very moving!
Saori Saito
01:23:38
It looks like Setsuko-san's movie more. Where can I watch the full story?I was very impressed.
Shaheen
01:23:39
Thank you for this wonderful experience
Kristen
01:29:05
<3
Teiya Kasahara 笠原 貞野 (they/them)
01:29:53
Yes! Come on, Trudeau!
Greg
01:30:47
Where is Mr. Trudeau on the big issues of peace and justice today?
Bernard
01:31:33
Will we have an opportunity to ask questions or will all the time be taken up by the honoured presenters?
Teiya Kasahara 笠原 貞野 (they/them)
01:34:27
Yes! Let’s learn the real history of Canada!
Jay
01:35:00
@ Saori Saito I found this link to the video: Film, Our Hiroshima https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnLk8eczE34 made by Anton Wagner
Teiya Kasahara 笠原 貞野 (they/them)
01:35:55
@Jay TY
Jay
01:37:20
@ Saori you're so welcome!
Teiya Kasahara 笠原 貞野 (they/them)
01:39:21
@SetsukoThurlow you’re such an inspiration. Domo arigatou gozaimashita!
LOIKAWA
01:40:15
Setsuko is inspiring and any chance to hear her speak is a wonderful opportunity. Thank you Setsuko and thank you to the organizers for this event. Greetings from the National Association of Japanese Canadians. Lorene Oikawa, NAJC president, based in British Columbia, presently on the traditional and unceded territories of the Katzie, Kwantlen, Matsqui, and Semiahmoo First Nations. I'm a fourth generation Japanese Canadian with relatives in Hiroshima who are Hibakusha.
Bernard
01:40:18
So this isn;t really a Webinar, but rather a commemoration of the 75th anniversary. I was mislead about it by the name. That's too bad, as there is much more to be said about the bombing and its aftermath than is being nad has been said so far.
Jay
01:40:27
Canada still manufactures weapons of war, i.e. the light armoured vehicles being sold to Saudi Arabia to conduct devastating war on Yemen. So maybe Canada doesn't want to be called hypocritical, let alone a cooperator in that war.
Greg
01:40:33
Setsuko thank you for your courageous witness to truth and your prophetic speaking truth to power!
509590
01:41:15
such an honour to be in this moment with you Setsuko. ❤️❤️
Greg
01:41:48
Thank you Jay, for reminding everyone of that disturbing truth of our current government!
Jay
01:41:54
Dear Setsuko, today’s events were absolutely fantastic and you deserve so much satisfaction for all your efforts. ありがとうございました
Teiya Kasahara 笠原 貞野 (they/them)
01:42:00
ARIGATOU! That was amazing!
Jay
01:42:10
Trudeau next!!!!!
Teiya Kasahara 笠原 貞野 (they/them)
01:42:43
Thank you, Steve. Looking forward to getting involved
Shaheen
01:50:19
So that means Canada is also partly responsible for the Hiroshima Nagasaki destruction. Very SAD.
LOIKAWA
01:51:50
Would you share the names of the films in the chat please. Thanks.
Ronny
01:54:09
It's a wonderful program.......Unfortuneately I am not getting any visuals on my screen except thank goodness for the amazing session with Setuko !
Steven Staples
01:57:40
Hi - donation button is on the HNDC website: http://hiroshimadaycoalition.ca/
Steven Staples
01:59:15
Hiroshima Nagasaki Day Coalition - that's us :)
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
01:59:26
Greetings from St. Paul, Minnesota, the first sister city with Nagasaki, and the first US-Japanese sister city. We are in our 65th year--founded Dec 7, 1955. We all thank you Toronto, thank you Canada, and Thank you especially Setsuko-sama. Arigatoo gozaimasu mina-san.
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
02:00:31
Canada just like in the US, irradiated most especially its First Nations people, without telling them.
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
02:00:49
First US hibakusha were largely Navajo people, who were irradiated, and ate irradiated cattle and other food. Trinity, the first ever nuclear bomb, was dropped on Navaho land. Much of the testing done by US over decades was on Native lands, as well as much of the Uranium mining.The Soviets did the same--most of it's hibakusha are in Kazakhstan from testing.
Greg
02:01:08
Thank you Phylis for an excellent summation of Canada’s involvement in the nuclear war industry!
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
02:01:27
And as the last speaker noted, racism was central to the US dropping the bombs in Japan.
Jay
02:01:39
Thank you, Phyllis, for this hugely important correction and update to our history! It seems you've prepared a written report. Is this available anywhere? I want to send this history to everyone I know, including teachers who should be teaching this. If not stopped, Canada is poised to continue its gross contribution of billions to NATO.
Greg
02:02:46
Green Leadship candidate Demitri Lascaris is calling for Canada to leave NATO and to create a peace and justice based foreign policy.
Tamara Lorincz
02:03:14
The history of Canada's complicity in the development of nuclear weapons is found on the organizer's website: http://www.hiroshimadaycoalition.ca/
Adiat
02:03:18
Just realized my comments were only going to the panelists. Thank you very much Setsuko Thurlow and Phyllis Creighton. Your presentations were powerful and inspirational.
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
02:04:13
That's what just happened to me Adiat. I said earlier in response to Setsuko-sama's sage words: think, read, discuss, and imagine...…. Hai, ishoo ken me gambarimashoo!
Tamara Lorincz
02:04:13
The Canadian Voice of Women is also an early member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Thank you Phyllis! Canada out of NATO, a nuclear-armed military alliance!
Fiona McMurran
02:04:25
A wonderful summary of our involvement in nuclear weapons — thank you so much! Enough with this two-faced equivocation! Canadians want and deserve the truth! We must face up to our complicity and our responsibility to do what we can to remove this terror from the world.
Tamara Lorincz
02:06:20
Thank you organizers! This has been an excellent, educative event! Yes, let's end nuclear weapons!
Adiat
02:07:22
@StephaneHamade Thank you for answering my question earlier.
Melissa Weale
02:07:27
Please join the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace with our No to NATO, Yes to Peace Protest Webinar thursday august 18th at 330pm. email ontario@vowpeace.org to register. We have Phyllis joining the conversation on nuclear weapons!! :D Thank you so much for this and glad it was able to happen! :)
Baillargeon
02:07:34
For more on the history of the Canadian involvement in the Manhattan Project, look for John O’Brian’s newest book, Bomb in the Wilderness, which is coming out this fall from UBC Press.
Richard Denton
02:07:47
Rotarians 4 Nuclear Ban are putting on a conference on Monday 10th of August at 10 AMhttps://forms.gle/h21amFvpNkPvq3m26to register
Greg
02:07:54
Thank you to all organizers and participants for a powerful and moving recollection of this tragic moment in our history!
Adiat
02:08:00
Yeah! I’ve been to lantern ceremonies at Nathan Phillip Square.
Garth Bulmer
02:08:26
Let us commit to being one in this work-Garth Bulmer
Richard Denton
02:08:39
Here is a link to sign the Japanese Hibakusha Appeal
Richard Denton
02:08:42
https://rotarians.peacinstitute.org
Neil Arya
02:09:14
Thank you once again to the organizers. I have appreciated the summary of history, where we are and what needs to be done-to see Setsuko and old friends, to be introduced to wonderful informative websites and films-and to wrap up with a Lantern ceremony-a beautiful and inspiring evening!
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
02:09:50
Thanks to all for posting your org's events and links. If anyone else has links, will you please post? There's another wonderful program going on re. Nagasaki on 8.9 at https://www.hiroshimanagasaki75.org/events
Mia Moravis
02:09:58
Thank you for this ~ words are not enough🌸💜🌸💜
Adiat
02:10:23
This music is gorgeous!
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
02:11:08
Another great event tomorrow--one needs to register in advance: August 7th/8th:1Future PresentsZERO Project 2020Global Gathering for Social InnovationZero Project 2020 Digital RoundtablesModerated by Taku Nishimae and Cannon HerseyAugust 7th, 8:00-11:30pm, NY timeAugust 8th, 9:00am-12:30pm, Hiroshima timeThe roundtable will include participants including nobel peace prize winner Beatrice Fihn, Paul Miller aka DJ Spooky, Tribeca FIlm Festival founder and Disruptive Innovation Awards founder Craig Hatkoff, Rabbi Irwin Kula, community wellbeing innovator Franklyn Mena and Hiroshima Peace activist and Survivor Koko Kondo.Please fill in the form below to join! We'll send you the passcode for Zoom.https://forms.gle/ejcaUrvZBfLJAbGq9
Richard Denton
02:12:23
Thank you Dr. Vinay Jindal and all your team for this amazing evening. It brought back many memories of visiting Nagasaki, bicycling to Hiroshima with medical students for IPPNW, the founder of ICAN. Well done Steve and Kati. We must work to get Canada to sign and then ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Adiat
02:12:36
Many thanks to the organizers for this wonderful event.
Marney
02:12:43
thank you deeply to all who have given part of their life to ensure the dream of setsuko's and other survivors come true. thank you setsuko is such a small statement considering what I feel in my heart. xoxo marney cuff VOW member
sylvie boisvert
02:12:54
Thank your Ron Korb
Vivian
02:12:54
Thank you very much for organizing such an important and meaingful event.
Marta Dyczok
02:12:57
thank you!
Chander Khanna
02:13:04
You can use Ctrl-C to copy the entire Chat Page including the links to a MS Word
Vivian
02:13:07
Would you make th recording of this webiner available?
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
02:13:37
What a wonderful program! Thank you for all the education, inspiration, and direction!
Sean McCormick
02:14:03
Thank you Katy,Steve and all involved in this presentation.
Adiat
02:14:09
How fantastic that there are people at Nathan Phillip Square!
Karina
02:14:18
Thank you for this informative commemorative presentation
Judy Meyer
02:14:29
Congratulations on this excellent commemoration event. It will be an inspiration to all those working to abolish nuclear weapons.
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
02:14:42
My relatives became hibakusha by US testing on Amchitka, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Fiona McMurran
02:15:19
I didn’t think I’d be able to feel hope today…but this presentation has made all the difference. Thank you all so much…our voice is growing louder and stronger and more insistent, and I know that WE WILL BE HEARD!
Kim (she/her) Uyede-Kai
02:15:37
Thank you to all the organizers and to Setsuko Thurlow for this truly amazing and inspiring evening. Actions will follow!
Sheila Laursen
02:15:45
Thank you to everyone involved in making this such a special and meaningful event in spite of the challenges of the pandemic. May we all live in peace!
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
02:15:45
#Fiona, I agree!
Adiat
02:15:45
The video of this event needs to be shared far and wide.
Khursheed Ahmed
02:15:45
wonderful event.....thank you all from Hamilton.
Saori Saito
02:15:56
I am visiting Hiroshima this time. The materials and exhibition methods at the Atomic Bomb Museum have been updated, and now the impressions have changed. I am very sad that the buildings that were bombed at the time were destroyed by earthquake resistance and social conditions. I feel that the number of generations who do not know that time is being transmitted less and less. I was very encouraged today. Thank you very much.
kathy Murtha
02:15:57
Wonderful commemoration!
Ron Korb
02:16:12
Thank you Katy, Steve and Vinay for your hard work
Adiat
02:16:40
@ChanderKhanna I am not able to copy the chat. Are you?
sylvie boisvert
02:16:43
Thanks for the events from Sherbrooke Québec Canada
mariko uda
02:16:54
thanks! this was wonderful.
Janine Bandcroft
02:16:59
thank you so much … peace to all beings 🙏
Tamara Lorincz
02:17:06
Beautiful music and solemn, meaning ceremony. Thank you!
Sylgrady@gmail.com
02:17:33
Thank you to all the organizers and to Setsuko Thurlow for such an inspired and educational event ! Beautiful and now off to write my letter s
Kassian Mmabatho Vaubel
02:18:09
I especially appreciate and commend the solidarity and emphasis on First Nations people and Japanese-Canadians! We are working on this in Minnesota, US, too, and also with Muslims in fighting against xenophobia. JACL and Somali organizations are very untied.
Chander Khanna
02:18:30
Select ALL on Chat Page , click Ctrl C and ghe Ctrl V on your MS Word to paste. Try it again
Jay
02:18:33
So grateful to all who lived through all the events leading up to tonight and shared their words so generously. Thanks to all of you and to those who participated tonight.
Fiona McMurran
02:18:43
Beautiful — thank you all.
Marianne Kotyk
02:19:43
Thank you for this wonderful presentation and sharing on this sacred day. Peace in our hearts with strong words that must be spoken, joining another heart, one by one we grow and change.
Chander Khanna
02:19:57
Incredible sense of gratitude for raising awareness during this 75th Anniversary
Adiat
02:20:41
@Chandler it didn’t work for me unfortunately. Maybe because I’m on a MAC.
Adiat
02:21:25
Congratulations! And, thanks again. This has been fantastic. Have a good night!
Adiat
02:21:59
I’m still trying to copy the chat.
susanaihoshi
02:21:59
Powerful, informative, sobering. Thanks to all.
Jay
02:22:01
maybe organizers could send @Adiat a copy of the chat?
Kim Bardoel
02:22:07
Thank you for this incredibly informative and beautiful commemorative event.
Ellen Hayakawa
02:22:09
Thank you, to all organizers and participants! Wonderful event!
Adiat
02:22:25
Peace and blessings all!
Saori Saito
02:22:27
Arigatou gozaimasita!
Christine Gebel
02:22:28
Thank you everyone.... Let us be peace!
Adiat
02:22:30
Good night.
Fiona McMurran
02:22:34
Bless you all…we do have the power.