Protesters decry Canada's roles in Afghanistan, Libya
A Canadian CF-18 Hornet returns to Trapani, Italy, on March 22, 2011.(Marc-Andre Gaudreault / Department of National Defence)
The Canadian Press
Published Saturday, April 9, 2011 4:21PM EDT
MONTREAL - Anti-war demonstrators gathered in Montreal and Toronto this afternoon to call for an end to armed conflict across the globe.
About 200 protesters marched through the streets of downtown Montreal.
Many carried signs protesting against Canada's involvement in Afghanistan and Libya.
Others wanted a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Ivory Coast.
The Raging Grannies protest group performed songs calling for a more peaceful world for their grandchildren.
Several dozen protesters turned out at a demonstration in Toronto.