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Michael Byers & Stewart Webb op-ed on the F-35: The plane that keeps on billing

October 30, 2012

National Post October 30, 2012 “If you went out and bought yourself a new minivan and you wanted to drive it off the lot, you wouldn’t calculate the gas, the washer fluid, the oil and give yourself a salary to drive it for the next 15 or 20 years.” That was Defence Minister Peter MacKay’s […]

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Out of Step with Canadian Values? International Priorities in Budget 2011

March 17, 2011

Canadian civil society organizations today raised serious concerns about expected international spending priorities for Budget 2011, due on March 22. Current Government directions project a freeze on foreign aid and limited action on financing adaption to climate change, while continuing to increase military spending.

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