Tag Archives: CANSEC

Comments by Steven Staples to CANSEC arms show protest

June 1, 2011. Thank you Diane and Jason for inviting me to join you today. And thank you all for making Canadians aware that arms shows like CANSEC happen right here in Ottawa. Military spending is out of control in this country. While our social programs are inadequate, we still have joblessness, homelessness, and an […]

DND: There really is a free lunch!

In an unusual move, Canada’s top soldier and the Defence Department’s Deputy Minister have given DND staff permission to accept free meals from contractors at this year’s CANSEC arms trade show (David Pugliese, “Changes to DND hospitality rules at military trade show raising eyebrows,” Ottawa Citizen, 11 May 2010). The new rules do not breach […]