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Join The Canadian Voice Of Women For Peace And Call On The Federal Government To Redirect Military Spending To Invest In Urgent Human And Environmental Needs. Please Sign Our Petition And Forward To Your Contacts. Spread The Word.
April 15 is the Global Day of Action on Military Spending. In 2012, the Canadian government spent $22.7 billion on National Defence but only $1.6 billion on Environment Canada. The federal government is planning to spend $25 billion on new warships, $16 billion on new fighter jets and $1 billion on armed drones. However, the greatest human security challenges are climate change and poverty.
For more information on Military Spending in Canada click here
VOW Peace activists collected signatures on the streets of Toronto on the Global Day of Action Against Military Spending.
Below, Nova Scotia Canadian Voice of Women for Peace activists engaged members of the public, asking them to sign the above VOW petition calling for a 50% reduction in Canada’s military spending, and a redirection of that money toward the social and environmental needs of Canadians.