Mike Blanchfield reads a government website. Possibly violating national security in the process.
The Treasury Board says that the cost of Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan for the next two years will be $1.35 billion higher than projected a year ago by the Defence Department.
Those revised estimates of the incremental costs of the Canadian Forces mission in Afghanistan are posted on the Treasury Board website. The Defence Department, citing national security provisions, censored an Access to Information request by the federal NDP that asked for those figures three weeks ago.