Rally for Peace to oppose the CANSEC Weapons Bazaar
While a who's who of Canada's military-industrial-political complex, and their closest foreign friends, are gathering for a fancy-dress gala dinner inside CANSEC, there will be a large peace event just outside CANSEC's gates. Please join us for inspiring music, poetry and great speakers at the Bank Street entrance to Lansdowne Park.
CANSEC organisers say their private, closed-doors reception is "designed to optimize interactions with current and potential contacts, clients and stakeholders." The public is invited to join us in "optimising interactions" with friends and allies in the struggles for peace, the environment, human rights, democracy and Third-World solidarity.
We will be decorating the CANSEC fence along Bank St. with peace images, symbols and statements of peace. Provide your images on Facebook. Join the fun!
This rally for peace is organised by the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT).
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