The Canadian BDS Coalition has been calling for over a year to ask the Canadian government to cancel its estimated $5B unmanned armed drone contract. Over 5,000 letters have been sent, and over 80 organizations have endorsed the call. This was part of our#NoIsraeliArms4Canada campaign.
Militarizing the Sky: Opposing Canada’s Armed Drone Purchase
Now a broader based network of organizations are calling on the Canadian government, and the Canadian BDS Coalition is pleased to endorse the launch with the following webinar.
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Wed, Sept 14, 1 PM ET
Join us for a panel and Q&A on Canada’s proposed armed drone purchase. The Canadian military is currently picking a contender for up to 5 billion CAD worth of armed drones. Join us to learn more from experts in the field and speak out against the government’s attempt to purchase and deploy a fleet of armed drones under our noses.
Canadian Foreign Policy Institute
Just Peace Advocates
World BEYOND War
Dr Samer Abdelnour, academic and activist
Maya Garfinkel, World BEYOND War
Azeezah Kanji, legal academic and writer
Kathy Kelly, Peace activist, Ban Killer Drones
Tim McSorley, International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group