"In the face of the terrorist destruction all Salvadorans are unified in order to reconstruct." Poster. El Salvador, ca. 1986.
A Canadian UN election official. At least two Canadian Chief Electoral Officers, British Columbia and Ontario played major roles in the UN administration. Both Oxfam Canada and Canadian Electoral official enjoyed a respected status at this and other elections on the basis of perfromance and the electoral process in Canada although most elections monitored were based on proportional legislation and rarely on first past the post. (We might note that the present planned Fair Vote Act if implemented will reduce Canada's credibility significantly.
A graduate with a Master of Arts (English) being congratulated by a classmate (1979 convocation). Florence Reid (left).
A group of some ten people sitting around a table at a restaurant. Mission For Peace in El Salvador (1986-87). I cannot recall the name of one of the members. She was from Quebec. The others were Meyer Brownstone Head of mission, General Leonard Johnson (retired), Dr. John Savage, mayor of Dartmouth Nova Scotia and later Premier of Nova Scotia, and Nancy Thede an anthropologist from McGill who also served as an interpreter for the member whose name I have forgotten but who was either a trade unionist or a human rights activist. Her name can be found in the file b3 f 5 I believe which contains a report of the mission. This mission is a good example of Oxfam`s advocacy process and in this case engaging parliamentarians who provided excellent and credible reports to parliament and the press on their return to Canada. ( as well as offering to address public meetings organized by Oxfam.