Show support for our Troops sign now

This is a petition to show how Canadians support our troops.

"Calgary city council voted against putting yellow "Support our Troops" ribbons on city vehicles after a heated debate Monday night.

Instead, council voted to look into selling the ribbons to raise money for military families.

Just one month ago, Toronto's decision to ban the stickers from some vehicles caused an uproar before it was eventually reversed by council.

Last week, Alderman Ric McIver brought forward a proposal to put the ribbon-shaped Support our Troops emblems on Calgary's vehicles.

A local entrepreneur was willing to donate 5,000 of the stickers, according to media reports.

But the plan was panned by Mayor Dave Bronconnier who said that using the stickers would give little tangible support to troops overseas and the city should instead do something practical."

We believe that this is just plain WRONG.

Putting on the stickers is NOT giving "little tangible support to troops"... it is showing how much we SUPPORT our Troops. There IS a difference between supporting our Brothers and Sisters...and supporting any particular MISSION. Our Troops CHOOSE to serve to protect Canada's interests..they do NOT CHOOSE in what way. Our POLITICIANS do. If you don't support a mission, BLAME the decision makers, and elect other ones, but STOP BLAMING the people who lay their lives on the line to protect Freedom around the world and here at home. It is time to recognize that there is a HUGE DIFFERENCE between the two.

We submit that the stickers do indeed show much TANGIBLE support to troops overseas, by reminding their FAMILIES that WE CARE and are behind their family members' decision to serve our Great Free Country.

So please sign this petition if you agree, and send the link to all of your friends. Together we can turn a ripple in a pond into a Tsunami of support.

We Thank You,

Frank N.Boosmara (New Brunswick)
Franky Alain (Quebec)
Sean Delaney (Quebec)
Gerald Koch (Manitoba)
Tina Shea (PEI)
Michael Harrington (Ontario)
Nancy Dickey ( Ontario)
Ericka Woodworth (Nova Scotia)
Terry Power (Brador and NFL)
Koty Lee Cosh (Sask.)
Angie Koch (Alberta )
Marci-Jo Dahlseide Muir ( B.C.)
and counting...

We believe in our troops and WE WILL BE HERE...
Proud Supporters of our Canadian Troops,

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Latest Signatures

  • 19 December 2015250. John Jocelyns
    I support this petition
  • 19 December 2015249. Carrick As
    I support this petition
  • 12 December 2015248. Robert Yb
    I support this petition
  • 11 December 2015247. John Sheppard
    I support this petition
  • 08 December 2015246. Wendy B
    I support this petition
  • 05 December 2015245. Bruce D
    war is an ugly thing. But it's not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feelings which think nothing is worth war is much worse. A person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight: nothing he cares about more
  • 05 December 2015244. Nancy D
    Please let us show our men and women in uniform that we are behind them, We may not agree with all the places that our Prime Minister sends them, but we need to let them know we stand behind them, and what better way than to put support ribbons on every v
  • 02 December 2015243. Melanie S
    We all must stand together and support all Canadians
  • 09 November 2015242. Tracy O
    I support this petition
  • 03 November 2015241. Kevin O
    It would be very disrespectful not to allow this.
  • 16 October 2015240. Capt Rb
    I we led like you lead, we would have lost a whole damn Battalion!! Leave're dangerous!!
  • 02 October 2015239. Zuri T
    I support this petition
  • 02 October 2015238. Leigh A
    I 100\% support our troops..You should too Mr. Mayor!
  • 17 September 2015237. Lisa P
    this is crazy everyone should show their support for our troops even the city officials
  • 15 September 2015236. Anthony K
    i smell a election ploy mr mayor i hope it backfires and your ass is tossed outa office
  • 28 August 2015235. Tracey K
    I support this petition
  • 28 August 2015234. Susan B
    We only just begun!! God bless the Troops.
  • 21 August 2015233. Cpl Scotth
    We need all the support we can get!!
  • 07 August 2015232. Erinne H
    Please please change your minds
  • 01 August 2015231. Andrew R
    I support this petition
  • 29 July 2015230. Chris N
    I support this petition
  • 15 July 2015229. Margaret I
    Please stand up and show support for our troops,they are doing what we can't do,thank you,a proud supporter of Canada's finest.
  • 11 July 2015228. Scott N
    Ontario by way of Newfoundland
  • 11 July 2015227. Nick Luna
    I support this petition
  • 07 July 2015226. Barb M
    to not support our troops is teason and sinful
  • 01 July 2015225. Ronny S
    It;s up to the individuals to show support??? Surely you jest oh non-leader. You aren't fit to lead a blind man to a urinal! This WILL come back to haunt you and we'll be there to watch you fall from your ivory tower. Of all the problems Calgary could hav
  • 20 June 2015224. Jason A
    Why is it such a big deal for cities to show support for our troops???It just makes no sense it should be automatic

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Shauna FryBy:
Petition target:
Calgary Mayor and City Council


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