Contrary to Harper’s assertion, more air strikes will make the refugee situation worse, not better, and the war will continue.
The Canadian government consistently boasts about its “generous refugee system”, saying it welcomes about one in every 10 resettled refugees globally. But in the case of Syria, Ottawa’s resettlement target for 2014 was only half that traditional benchmark.
The Canadian Forces appear unlikely to meet their employment equity targets for 2013.
Peter MacKay dramatically underestimated the cost of last year’s Libya intervention, incremental cost figures released with the DND 2012-13 Report on Plans and Priorities show.