Auditor General Michael Ferguson, who recently introduced a little reality to discussion of the planned F-35 procurement, is now turning his sights on the Harper government’s “National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy”.
An NDP filibuster has saved the House of Commons committee investigation into the F-35 procurement process, at least temporarily.
Prominent media commentators and pundits weigh in on the F-35 procurement fiasco.
Auditor General Michael Ferguson’s first report is a scathing indictment of the Harper government’s F-35 procurement process.
A U.S. Government Accountability Office report, media investigations of DND disingenuousness, and a forthcoming Auditor-General’s report keep the F-35 hilarity coming.
Auditor-General Sheila Fraser’s latest report describes the acquisition of Cyclone and Chinook helicopters as “troubling”, and details how government agencies presented the purchases as simple and low risk while continuously lowballing estimated costs in order have them approved. This resulted in seven- and five-year-long delays, respectively, and huge price increases — of approximately 80% in […]