7 Tag Results for pacifist

The Second Battle of Ypres and the Creation of a YMCA Hero

YMCA Honourary Captain Oscar Irwin was killed when he joined the battalion as it set out to retake St. Julien from the Germans on April 23, 1915.

Anti-War Poetry in Canadian Newspapers

An account of anti-war poetry found in Canadian newspapers at the beginning of the First World War.

James Alexander Macdonald

Macdonald’s presence exerted a moderating influence on the Globe’s response to the war.

David Wells

Wells’s experience demonstrates the hostility towards conscientious objectors, particularly of non-traditional pacifist church backgrounds during WWI.

Georges Demeule

Four people were killed and at least 35 wounded. Fourteen-year-old Georges Demeule was one of the dead.

Albert (Ginger) Goodwin

Goodwin opposed World War I for political reasons: he believed that workers should not kill each other in economic wars.

Talbot Mercer Papineau

His remarkable letters from the front are the Canadian voice of World War I, a reminder of all that was lost there.