The widespread scope and scale of Canada's involvement in the Iraq war was documented by the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT) in their December 2010 edition of Press for Conversion.
What does COAT stand for?
COAT stands for Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
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We have 12 other meanings of COAT in our Acronym Attic
- Course of Action Selection Tool
- Course of Action Support Tool
- Course Of Action System Tool
- Crisis Outreach and Support Team (various locations)
- Coastal Ocean Advanced Science and Technology Study
- Corporate Assessment and Standard Tracking System (business technology)
- Coastal Sailing Order
- Cantonese Opera Association-Silicon Valley (Sunnyvale, CA)
- Center of Applied Technologies (Basel, Switzerland)
- Coalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology (disabilities organizations consortium)
- Coherent Optical Adaptive Techniques
- Community Outreach Addiction Team (Wicomico County Health Deptartment; Salisbury, MD)
- Council of Australasian Tribunals (Australia)
- County Officials Association of Tennessee (Nashville, TN)
- Central Ohio Aerospace and Technology Center (Heath, OH)
- Confessions of A Teenage Drama Queen (movie)
- Community Opportunities Accountability and Training and Educational Services (US Department of Health and Human Services)
- Central Oregon Arson Task Force (US Forest Service)
- Central Oklahoma Association of Teachers of Mathematics
- City of Austin Telecommunications Network (Texas)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Richard Sanders of the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade is a typically vocal opponent of Canadian policy.
Likewise, it is frightening to hear interviews with young people at the air show who have completely bought into the glamourous image portrayed by the warplanes-this in spite of an exhibit of Iraqi children's art which the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade had at the air show to illustrate the effects the war had on children and the country.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The controversy over holding an arms show at Lansdowne seems to have also re-energized opposition, including the Ottawa Presbytery of the United Church and the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT), who have called for the city's 1989 ban to be respected or at the very least reinstated.
When questioned about a potentially violent demonstration, Richard Sanders of the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade, said, "I think they're totally exaggerating any kind of threat that we posed.