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  • 8 November 2019 - video added to Organizations .

  • 12 August 2007 - Ottawa Peace Award Speech from October 2006 and the Convocation Speech from 11 May 2007, have been added to Issues/Career/Awards.

  • 5 April 2004 - Award info added to Issues/Career/Awards.

  • 13 February 2004 - Comments have been added to Songwriting/ Musical Influences, Early Years, and Genre.

  • 28 January 2004 - New section, War in Iraq has been added, along with the first interview about Bruce's trip there.

  • 7 April 2003 - Bruce's speech for the Lubicon has been added to Indigenous Peoples.

  • 27 March 2003 - Comments have been added! Many thanks to Suzanne Myers for culling these out of our copious amounts of interviews. They are located in: Political Issues/September 11. In the Songwriting section under, Process, Travel, Early Years, Purpose. In Career under, Awards and Public Profile. And in the Personal section under, Human Rights and Philosophy.

  • 6 October 2002 - Our Issues Updates section is going through changes. To receive the latest information on issues in the news that Bruce supports, please subscribe to our newsletter, The Cockburn Newsletter, for Issues Updates.

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  • The ISSUES SECTION is a net to catch all non-song and non-album-related comments by Cockburn, on everything from songwriting to spirituality, and to offer links to people trying to track down any of the organisations or campaigns that Bruce Cockburn has lent his support to over the years.

  • Awards
  • Bands
  • Christian Music Scene
  • Early years
  • Public profile
  • Record companies
  • Studio recording
  • Technical/Technique
  • Touring/live performances

  • Genre
  • Process
  • Purpose
  • Themes in Songs/Albums

    Songwriting Influences
  • Early Years
  • French Language
  • Literary
  • Musical
  • Political
  • Travel

  • Human Rights/Politics
  • Philosophy
  • Relationships
  • Spirituality/Christianity
  • Technology
  • Political Issues
  • After September 11th
  • Benefit Concerts
  • Canada
  • Censorship
  • Central & Latin America
  • Desertification
  • Environmental & Animal Rights
  • Globalization
  • IMF and international aid
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Landmines
  • Mozambique
  • Nuclear
  • Politicians
  • Media
  • War In Iraq
  • World Bank

    Organisations & campaigns
    that Bruce has supported over the years [links to external sites]

    16 October 2019 - Bruce Cockburn wants you to change the food system -

  • Amnesty International
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • Council of Canadians
  • Corporate Watch
  • Friends of the Earth
  • Greenpeace
  • NGO - Global Network
  • Oxfam
  • River Of Sand
  • School of the Americas Watch
  • David Suzuki Foundation
  • - (was USC Canada)
  • War Child

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    Articles that have published information on Cockburn's environmental and political concerns. Please feel free to submit material to On this site you will find:

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