Ottawa event: Steven Staples on the F-35

Steven Staples – “Pilot Error: Why the F-35 Stealth Fighter is Wrong for Canada”
March 22, 2011
7:30 PM at Saint Thomas the Apostle Church,
2345 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa

MacLeans Magazine called him “the most outspoken critic” of the stealth fighter purchase, and he will present the findings of his study and take questions from the audience.

Steven Staples is the President of the Rideau Institute, and founder of the on-line peace network, Ceasefire.ca, which has 20,000 supporters.

Sponsored by PLOUGHSHARES OTTAWA

Box 35141, Westgate Post Office, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Z 1A4

613-729-0579 or 613-745-4626

Ploughshares Ottawa meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday at 7:30 PM at Saint Thomas the Apostle Church, 2345 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa. The church is next to the fire station at the corner of Alta Vista Dr. and Randal Ave., one block north of Heron Rd.

Our meetings are open to the public. Each meeting includes a short business meeting followed by a guest speaker focusing on an issue related to peace and justice. The meeting concludes with an opportunity for informal discussion. Light refreshments are served.

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