Ottawa event: Why the F-35 Stealth Fighter is Wrong for Canada

Ploughshares Ottawa will host Steven Staples on Tuesday, 22 March 2011 at St.Thomas the Apostle Church, 2345 Alta Vista Drive (one block north of Heron Road) to discuss “Why the F-35 Stealth Fighter is Wrong for Canada?”

Meeting begins at 7:30 PM. Light refreshments will be offered.

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1 Comment

  1. Mahfoud Belhadj

    March 19th, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    Hello, I agree that we don’t need to spend 30 billions on fighter jets while other sectors are being cut ( like the chronic lack of money for health care, seniors, education and research, first nations etc…). I am therefore adding my name to the petition.

    cheers



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