Dimitri Lascaris Making Peace with Russia, One Handshake at a Time Tour – Victoria Stop June 27, 2023

Here’s audio of the Victoria Talk, delivered June 27th, 2023

The Canada-Wide Peace and Justice Network (CWPJN) is pleased to announce that it has organized a Canada-wide speaking tour for citizen-diplomat Dimitri Lascaris to report back to Canadians about his recent mission of peace to Russia. The title of the tour is “Making Peace With Russia, One Handshake At A Time.”


Date of event Location Contact/registration info
June 19 London Email peopleforpeace.london@gmail.com for info
June 20 Hamilton Registration
June 21 Toronto Registration
June 22 Winnipeg Registration
June 23 Regina Registration
June 26 Vancouver email info@mawovancouver.org
June 27 Victoria Registration
June 29 Montreal Registration
June 30 Halifax Registration
July 2 Fredericton Registration
July 3 Ottawa Registration
July 4 Kingston Canada-wide, free webinar, 8 pm ET
Register: https://tinyurl.com/Dimitri-Kingston

Country-wide tour poster available here.

For security reasons, tickets will be sold at some venues while voluntary donations will be solicited at others. Also for security reasons, the venues of Mr. Lascaris’ lectures will be withheld until 48 hours before curtain time. The concluding virtual lecture (webinar), broadcast from Kingston, ON, will be free. Mr. Lascaris has generously waived any speaking fees so that any funds raised will go to rental and staging costs.

Canada-wide, free webinar, July 4th at 8 pm ET:

More Information

In April 2023, Dimitri Lascaris, Canadian lawyer and journalist, embarked on a self-financed trip to Russia where he lectured to students, presented at a think tank, gave interviews, met officials and peace activists, appeared on Russian media, wrote articles and tweeted daily about what he saw and heard.

For its part, the CWPJN hopes that Dimitri’s tour will move the needle on Canadian public opinion in support of a negotiated end to the war in Ukraine and thus accelerate an end to the conflict.