This weekend, over 100 concerned Canadians are holding a Fast Against Fighter Jets to call on the federal government to cancel its $19-billion competition for 88 new fighter jets.
A grassroots international movement to ban weaponized drones and military and police surveillance, entitled Ban Killer Drones, has been launched.
This weekend 100 people across Canada will be participating in the No Fighter Jet Coalition’s fast and vigils to oppose Canada’s planned purchase of 88 new fighter jets.
President Joe Biden is proposing a level of Pentagon spending so close to that of Trump’s last year in office that Bloomberg calls it a 0.4% reduction adjusting for inflation while Politico calls it a 1.5% increase and “effectively an inflation-adjusted budget boost.”
At this juncture, we call to mind two basic realities that need particular emphasis amid growing tension between Ukraine and Russia.
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This event is part of a larger series of public fasts and vigils that will take place across Canada on April 10 and 11. Our vigil will include individuals participating in the Fast to Stop the Jets. Learn more about the fast and register to participate here: https://nofighterjets.ca/fast Please use the hashtag This event is being hosted by World BEYOND War, Voice of Women for Peace, and Pax Christi Toronto.
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