A new report, entitled Smart Defence: A plan for rebuilding Canada’s 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 […]
Harper said he intends to send six CF-18 fighter-bombers and other military aircraft to bomb regions of Iraq as part of the U.S.-led fight against Islamic militants. Leave us your comment.
A new report by UBC professor Michael Byers shows that the total project cost of the Harper government’s proposed F-35 purchase is likely to be at least $56.7 billion, and it could end up being much, much higher.
Canada will send six CF-18 fighter jets to Poland to support NATO operations to flex the West’s military might amidst the ongoing tensions in Ukraine.
Ernie Regehr debunks the claim that fighter aircraft such as the F-35 have any significant contribution to make to Canadian security and sovereignty in the North.
The Canadian government has sent six CF-18 fighters to take part in the Libya mission authorized by the UN Security Council on Thursday (Steven Chase, “Canada commits six fighter jets to help enforce Libyan no-fly zone,” Globe and Mail, 17 March 2011): The UN Security Council voted Thursday to impose a no-fly zone over Libya […]