15 April 2013, CANADA Halifax

The Canadian Voice Of Women For Peace called on the federal Government to redirect military spending to invest in urgent human and environmental needs.

They organised a petition. VOW Peace activists collected signatures on the streets of Toronto on the Global Day of Action Against Military Spending.

Below, Nova Scotia Canadian Voice of Women for Peace activists engaged members of the public, asking them to sign the VOW petition calling for a 50% reduction in Canada’s military spending, and a redirection of that money toward the social and environmental needs of  Canadians.

Read their report here. Read the press article: Halifax groups want military spending cut back (the Herald News). Read a blog entry about this action.