Bishop’s University is launching a new Social Justice and Citizenship Minor and BTL author Ernie Regehr is the featured speaker.
Bishop’s says “Ernie Regehr is a leading peace activist and author. He is co-founder and long-time Director of Project Ploughshares. He has been active in numerous NGO’s and community organizations as well as being a research fellow at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Conrad Grebel College in the University of Waterloo. For his lifelong dedication to these causes Ernie Regehr was awarded the Order of Canada in 2003 and the Pearson Peace Medal in 2011. He is author of numerous books, including [Disarming Conflict:Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield](https://btlbooks.com/book/disarming-conflict), which was released in September of this year. Ernie Regehr shares the values that animate the Social Justice and Citizenship Minor, and we are delighted that his lecture will launch our new program.”