In the midst of the economic uncertainty and job losses caused by COVID-19, Canada needs investments in a just recovery and new green jobs, not to spend $19 billion on fighter jets (a figure that does not include the cost of running or maintaining the jets, or their environmental impact). This is the message of a new campaign co-sponsored by Canadian Friends Service Committee.
Our concern for a more peaceful and just world means we cannot remain silent on this issue. If you feel similarly led, you can write a letter using this template to call on Canada not to buy these new fighter jets.
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