“Peace walk” for Gaza Strip held in Sherbrooke

“Peace walk” for Gaza Strip held in Sherbrooke

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.

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