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Military spending and the federal budget

April 20, 2015

With the 2015-2016 Federal Budget slated for release on 21 April 2015, have a look at the CCPA’s Alternative Federal Budget 2015 (Alternative Federal Budget 2015: Delivering the Good, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 19 March 2015). With Canadian participation in the war in Afghanistan ending in 2014, the ongoing fight against ISIL in Iraq and […]

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The Rideau Institute’s 2012 submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

August 1, 2012

Today the Rideau Institute submitted its suggestions to for the annual pre-budget consultation of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. The results of the consultation process will be presented to the House of Commons for the government to consider when it makes the 2013 Budget. The Rideau Institute calls on the government to […]

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Budget 2010 Commentary on Military Spending: Up is down?

March 5, 2010

The new federal budget commits the Harper government to going ahead with its planned increases in military spending in both the coming year (fiscal year 2010-11) and the next, after which, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says, the size of planned increases in military spending will be reduced for two years. The military budget is then projected to resume the upward track promised in the Harper government’s so-called Canada First Defence Strategy.

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