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Op-ed – Minister at Sea: Peter MacKay’s Latest Folly

April 26, 2013

Pricey, plodding Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships ill-fitted to their planned missions. By Michael Byers and Stewart Webb The Tyee Wednesday, April 24 Peter MacKay is no stranger to maritime pubs. He could probably recite the words of Stan Rogers’ Barrett’s Privateers while drunk and standing on his head. But does Canada’s defence minister realize that he’s fast […]

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Media coverage: “Titanic Blunder”

April 12, 2013

The latest report on military procurement, co-produced by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, was released on April 11, 2013.  Titanic Blunder: Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships on course for disaster, was written by Michael Byers, Professor of Political Science at the University of British Colombia and Stewart Webb, Visiting Research Fellow at […]

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