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Anonymous — December 1983

The Peace Calendar is a monthly publication of the Canadian Disarmament Information Service (CANDIS), a non-profit, non-partisan communications and resource group serving the Canadian disarmament movement. CANDIS is sponsored by the Holy Trinity Church in Toronto and is funded by donations. The CANDIS office is located upstairs in Bathurst St. United Church (south of Bloor) and is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday. Telephone — xxx-xxxx.


1. Information on Nuclear arms and disarmament.

CANDIS gathers information from all sources On nuclear arms and disarmament, and makes that information public through its Toronto office and by telephone. CANDIS maintains a clipping file and reference library for public use, and also distributes copies of brochures, flyers, educational kits, periodicals and resource lists on nuclear disarmament. CANDIS volunteers are in the office to answer your questions. When the office is closed you can call Metta Spencer at xxx-xxxx and leave a recorded message.

2. Communication between Disarmament Groups and the Public

In order to facilitate communications between disarmament groups and the public, CANDIS maintains an annotated list of peace and disarmament organisations in Canada. To have your organisation included send a brief description (e.g. church, political, professional, etc.), a mailing address and the names and telephone numbers of at least two contact people.

For $2.00 CANDIS will add your organisation to a computerized mailing list which is available for use by disarmament and peace groups across Canada, and will send you a copy of this list for your use.

CANDIS is working to establish links with disarmament and peace groups throughout the world, and welcomes any information which will help to strengthen the international disarmament movement.

3. Liaison with the media

CANDIS maintains contacts with the television, radio and print media and acts as a .liaison between disarmament organisations and the media.

4. The Peace Calendar

Each month CANDIS publishes The Peace Calendar, a newspaper which includes an extensive listing of peace and disarmament events in Toronto, as well as a listing of major events across Canada. Listings for any month should be submitted by the 18th of the preceding month.

The Peace Calendar is distributed free at the CANDIS office and in bookstores, restaurants, libraries, schools, churches and other locations throughout Toronto and in major cities across Canada. Annual mailed subscriptions cost $10,00. Cheques should be made payable to CANDIS. Send your order, to CANDIS, 736 Bathurst St., Toronto, On., M5S 2R4.

Advertising Rates for The Peace Calendar are available from Stan Adarns at xxx-xxxx, or Jon Spencer at xxx-xxxx.


Are you a repressed researcher? A latent librarian? Our Education Committee would like to hear from you. Call CANDIS at xxx-xxxx and ask for Cathy Brown or Roberta Spence.

The Peace Calendar exists to support and build the disarmament movement across Canada. This is your paper, and your comments and suggestions are welcomed. Please send them to the Editorial Board, CANDIS, 736 Bathurst St., Toronto, On., M5S 2R4.

CANDIS, as an ongoing service to the community, requires regular sources of income. The service is supported by donations, subscriptions and advertising revenue. CANDIS must develop these funding sources in the coming weeks and months, and you can help. If you would like to participate in any way, please call Beth Richards.

CANDIS also needs your help in distributing The Peace Calendar across the nation. If you’d like to help us .make copies available in your city, please call Richard Kopycinski at 416 xxx-xxxx.