Canada must do its part to rein in the global arms industry.
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 […]
Reporter Lee Berthiaume discusses government subsidies to the defence industry.
Canada’s deal to equip Saudi Arabia with armoured vehicles is even larger than previously thought, according to official data obtained by Project Ploughshares through an Access to Information request.
The Harper government’s hiring freeze has delayed the purchase of new search-and-rescue aircraft.
Former deputy minister of National Defence Charles “Buzz” Nixon is calling on the Harper government to abandon its purchase of a new fleet of fighter jets and revise Canada’s entire defence posture.