Canada Wide Day of Action Against the Fighter Jets

Canada Wide Day of Action Against the Fighter Jets

Friday, October 2, 2020, 10 AM ADT – 12:45 PM ADT

Join us for our second Canada-Wide Day of Action on October 2nd to demand that the Canadian federal government cancel the $19 billion competition for 88 new fighter jets and instead invest in a just recovery and a green new deal. This fighter jet procurement is the second most expensive procurement in Canadian history. In the running are Boeing’s Super Hornet, SAAB’s Gripen and Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fifth-generation stealth fighter. The federal government will select the winning bid in 2022 and the first combat aircraft is expected to be delivered by 2025. We have to stop the government from buying new fighter jets.

What you can do for our Canada Wide Day of Action:

For more resources and information, see our campaign web page “No Fighter Jets”: https://vowpeace.org/nofighterjets/

Co-sponsors: Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, World BEYOND War, Peace Brigades International-Canada, Regina Peace Council, Pax Christi Toronto, Ottawa Peace Council, Pacifi, KW Peace, Conscience Canada, Pivot2Peace, Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) Canada, Ottawa Raging Grannies, Labour Against the Arms Trade, Nova Scotia Voice of Women for Peace, Hamilton Coalition to Stop The War, Just Peace Advocates, Victoria Peace Coalition, Canadian Peace Congress, Peterborough Peace Council, Peace Alliance Winnipeg, Canadian Foreign Policy Institute, Canadian BDS Coalition, Global Peace Society, Christian Peacemakers Teams, Global Catholic Climate Movement- Canada and more.
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