The Snowbirds just flew above my head in Penticton. Wow.

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The Snowbirds just flew above my head in Penticton. Wow.

Postby Thinktank » Aug 9th, 2017, 6:29 pm

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So what's it about anyway? Do those "Snowbirds" do anything good for anyone in Canada?
Or is it just a waste of $billions of dollars?

According to Canadian author and historian Yves Engler, the Snowbirds are one element of a “massive military cultural outreach” conducted by the federal government. ...the Canadian Forces plan to spend another $755 million on a new fleet of demonstration aircraft, he says.
Just as significant as taxpayer costs is the purpose of the Snowbirds. The government acknowledges they are an important public relations and recruiting tool for the Canadian Armed Forces.


Sign the petition to cancel the military display at Penticton Peach Festival:
https://www.gopetition.com/petitions/ca ... tival.html
Ukraine is broke, and undertook a war on that portion of the country that provided 30% of GDP. Now a draft, for an army, for a war, for a government that will - get this - implement IMF/EU *austerity*.
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Re: The Snowbirds just flew above my head in Penticton. Wow.

Postby gman313 » Aug 11th, 2017, 2:22 pm

I have mixed opinions. Love the show but hard to justify the cost

great pic!
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