Peggy Mason reviews some of favourite Ceasefire.ca posts from 2015.
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 […]
The Harper government’s hiring freeze has delayed the purchase of new search-and-rescue aircraft.
The U.S. military grounded its entire fleet of 97 Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter jets last week following an engine fire at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida.
The federal government is once again being pressed to reconsider its previously announced decision to buy a fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets. “This time the argument isn’t about cost or procurement problems, it’s about what’s inside the plane.”
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.