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Fwd: Homelessness and the 1% Solution

> ++Please circulate widely++
> Why does Canada have enough money to consider joining the American
> Anti-Ballistic Missile "Star Wars" programme but not the money to provide
> adequate housing for all in Canada? How can we afford to spend US$7.8
> billion on the military (1997) while not everyone has housing in Canada? Is
> housing a victim of the war economy? Join us for a public speaking event:
> The 1% solution: A strategy which will allow everyone to Really Take Cover
> Wednesday, 27th October, 7:00 pm
> Marion Hall, Ottawa University (140 Louis Pasteur)
> with Libby Davies, MP for Vancouver East
> introduced by Murray Thomson
> organised by Homes not Bombs - Ottawa
> with the support of: Faith Partners, OPIRG-University of Ottawa, OPIRG-Carleton
> Libby Davies will discuss the following motion she will raise in the
> House of Commons later this fall, "the government should adopt a national
> housing strategy ... that recognises housing as a human right and meets the
> goal of providing an additional 1% of federal ... spending to meet basic
> housing needs in Canada."
> Hope to see you on the 27th.
> ++Please circulate widely++

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