By William Crooks
Local Journalism Initiative
As conflict continues in the Middle East between Israel and Hamas, around 300 people participated in a “peace walk” in Sherbrooke for the embattled region of Gaza Oct. 15. The walk began near Lac-des-Nations and wound its way through the city to Sherbrooke MP Elizabeth Brière’s office front door.
The walk was intended as a protest against “the violence and aggressions that are happening in Gaza affecting civilians. They are asking Canada’s federal and provincial governments to intervene and provide humanitarian aid.