To the editor,
Re: Snowbird militarism shouldn’t be celebrated, Letters, Aug. 20.
I totally disagree with the letter writers that the Snowbird military event is part of the unbridled militarism of Canada that supports the military industrial complex of the West that perpetuates wars for profit throughout the globe.
It is good the Canadian Forces come here putting on show rather than doing military exercises on the Russian border. I would not like war with Russia and I do not think we will win. We should work to make friends with Russia and the war profiteers will lose.
I do not believe we should make and sell arms to other nations and we should instead become a nation that is much more self-reliant, self-determined and self-owned so we will have more power to create a better world though our example.
Holden Southward, Nanaimo
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