The opposition insists on living in the past
For whatever reason, Chris Alexander, the parliamentary secretary to the minister of defence, has been assigned the task of going on television to face questions about the F-35 on behalf
Reuters, the Canadian Press, Star, Globe and CTV report that a four-person panel will review the options for a new jet fighter and John Ivison says the price tag for
Postmedia now reports that a final decision will be made this morning, but there seems general agreement among everyone’s anonymous sources about what that decision will be.
OTTAWA – Electronic records detailing the planned overhaul of Canadian naval intelligence — created when admitted Russian spy Jeffrey Delisle was at the height of his treachery — were deleted
OTTAWA – The military changed the guard at the top today. Gen. Tom Lawson was officially appointed as chief of the defence staff, taking over the country’s highest military post.
Lt.-Gen. Thomas Lawson will be installed as Chief of Defence Staff, replacing the outgoing General Walt Natynczyk.
The Canadian Press talked to the commander of the Air Force and came away with the understanding that other options have yet to be considered. National Defence promptly attempts to
OTTAWA – Three mid-level civilian executives at National Defence were inexplicably fired earlier this month, including a director who’s been at the centre of a class-action lawsuit that could cost the federal treasury up to $600 million.
OTTAWA – National Defence successfully pushed the Harper government last year to ease the prohibition on Canadian troops from setting foot in Kandahar and participating in combat operations by establishing an exemption for those serving with allies, internal documents reveal.
OTTAWA – The Harper government is once again re-negotiating the contract to replace the air force’s outdated Sea King helicopters, The Canadian Press has learned.
David Pugliese quibbles with the Defence Minister’s announcement of new “next generation” tanks.
It seems that MacKay’s public relations machine was in full swing and “as usual they got way
Maj0r-General Lewis MacKenzie says a new Avro Arrow should be considered, but figures the fix is in for the F-35.
Tom Clark: Do you think the fix is in for
Let us try to understand Mr. Alexander’s ‘understanding’ of the ‘misunderstanding’ that concerned theF-35
Despite what you might have heard, David Pugliese reports that the Defence department isn’t worried about a Russian military threat in the Arctic.
The Government of Canada is committed to
The NDP will convene two public roundtables this morning on the Hill to hear what Winslow Wheeler, Philippe Lagasse, Alan Williams and Scott Taylor have to say about the F-35.
Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue is upset that a search-and-rescue helicopter was used by members of a squadron to go on a fishing trip.
Labrador MP and provincial cabinet minister