What you can do!

Candlelight Peace Vigil, Tues. Sept.30, 7:30 pm
Endorsements: Ask organizations to endorse this event.

Please sign Online PETITION now to "Stop Ottawa's Arms Shows."
(Print version: Here is a printable version of the petition that you can use to get additional signatures.)

Tell the Mayor, City Council and Staff what you think!
Click above to send a preset message to Mayor O'Brien, Ottawa Councillors and Staff.  Send it as is, or -- better yet -- modify the subject line and rewrite text to emphasize your own specific concerns.

Contact City Councillors, the Mayor and City Staff
Tell them what you think!  Click above to go to the COAT web page where you can send messages to the above. Call, email, write or fax!
Phone, Fax, Regular Mail: Click on this link to get details on how to contact City Council by phone, fax and regular post.

Spread the word!  
After signing the petition online and contacting City Hall, please encourage others to do likewise.  Circulate this information to friends, colleagues, list serves and post the petition link to as many web pages as possible.

Posters: Here are four different posters (for the petition) that you can put up around Ottawa: Poster 1    Poster 2   Poster 3   Poster 4

Leaflet: Here is a leaflet for distribution. (Print the image "back-to-back" for a double-sided flier)  Leaflet

In Ottawa?  Join us at a Planning Meeting:
We're having a meeting on Tuesday, September 9, 7 pm at 123 Simard Hall, Univ. of Ottawa

More Information!
For many more details about the arms bazaars and exhibitors scheduled to showcase their deadly products at Ottawa's Lansdowne Park, please visit the COAT website.

Keep informed
If this is the first you've heard about this from COAT, then you aren't on "COAT's official email list." Please join it here.

Thanks! Please Donate to COAT's campaign
Your support in signing the COAT petition, contacting City Council and encouraging others to do likewise is greatly appreciated! Click here to see how else you can help.

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This webpage was produced by the
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT)

as part of the COAT campaign to oppose 
"Secure Canada 2008" (Sept.30-Oct.1, 2008)