Defence Minister Peter MacKay announced on February 14th that Canada will extend its military support for the French operation in Mali for another month.
Prime Minister Harper announced on Monday that Canada would assign one RCAF C-17 transport aircraft to provide logistical support to the French military intervention in Mali for a period of one week.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper used the occasion of a visit to Canada’s aid efforts in Haiti on Tuesday to praise the virtues of his government’s spending on “hard power” items like the C-17 transport aircraft: “This fleet of new aircraft, the C-17 fleet, is a big part of making this response possible. I single out […]
A recent flight by one of Canada’s C-17 transport planes to New Zealand has Defence Minister Peter Mackay asking why a military plane was authorized to pick up a vintage aircraft for a Canadian private organization by the name of Vintage Wings. Vintage Wings is a not-for-profit organization that collects, restores, and flies vintage aircraft at […]