The Liberal government has re-opened the question of Canadian participation in missile defence.
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Given the pressing procurement demands faced by the Canadian military for new planes, ships and equipment that actually work and are in line with real world missions, would it be reasonable to divert millions to the dubious BMD enterprise?
The Senate National Security and Defence Committee is calling on the Canadian government to join the U.S. missile defence system.
Prime Minister Harper told reporters last week that the Canadian government has not changed its position on missile defence. But he declined to rule out joining the program in the future.