On October 29, 2020, WILPF Canada added its name to the list of Canadian public interest groups opposing federal funds for the development of small nuclear reactors, described as “a dirty, dangerous distraction from tackling the climate crisis.” For more on this issue, see https://miningwatch.ca/news/2020/10/20/groups-say-federal-funding-new-nuclear-reactors-dirty-dangerous-distraction-tackling
Dyane Brown, WILPF Nanaimo, has sent the following letter to Trudeau, the Defence minister, the Foreign Affairs minister, and MP Paul Manly. Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, We are very concerned that in the midst of this pandemic that you are considering spending $19 billion on the purchase of 88 combat planes. These fighter jets are incredibly expensive […]
Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 4:00 PM (PDT). Please join the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute and World Beyond War for our upcoming event with Green MP Paul Manly, NDP MP Leah Proud Lakota Gazan and activist Tamara Lorincz to discuss Canada’s $19 billion fighter jet purchase. Don’t miss! #NoNewFighterJets #Demilitarize #Decarbonize.
No to the purchase of fighter jets! Wilpfers demonstrate outside Defense Minister Harjit Sajjin’s office.
On October 2nd, 2020, Ellen Woodsworth and other Wipfers demonstrated outside Defense Minister Harjit Sajjin’s office, as part of a Pan-Canadian Day of Action. Ellen read a letter to Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan in front of his (empty) constituency office in Vancouver Friday noon, protesting Canada’s federal government plans to purchase 88 fighter jets at […]