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No pandemic pivot in Canada’s defence budget

The federal budget tabled this week continues the pre-pandemic pattern of defence spending increases, which will do nothing to address the existential threats of climate catastrophe, the destruction of nature and nuclear armageddon.

New study identifies more than $10 billion in savings on military equipment

smart defence

A new report, entitled Smart Defence: A plan for rebuilding Canada‚Äôs military, has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). Written by University of British Columbia Professor Michael Byers, the study identifies more than $10 billion in potential savings in spending on military equipment. At the same […]