On Tuesday, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan claimed that the government had to proceed immediately with the purchase of 18 Super Hornets from Boeing. Negotiations would begin soon. Sajjin said the reason was that a “capability gap” had materialized. It was serious, he warned.
“It will undermine any goodwill and public trust that may have been built up towards the (proposed) committee, and by extension, the national security agencies it oversees.” The bill also contains exclusions that would limit the sensitive information committee members could see.
This week’s announcement by the federal government that it intends to sole-source the purchase of F-18 E/F Super Hornets to fill a perceived “capability gap” in Canada’s military commitments is spin-doctoring at best — and at least, a questionable use of defence dollars.
Given the law school’s emphasis on public service, maybe it’s no surprise that so many graduates would choose to give up a more lucrative career in private practice and face a higher level of public scrutiny in the pursuit of elected office.
Have you ever found yourself wondering if governments dislike the idea of people saving their money? Look around at our monetary and fiscal policy today and you’ll see savers being hit with everything from low interest rates to high taxes, leaving little money to even cover the wealth they steadi
Government policies influence the size of the economic pie and how it’s divided. In its first year, the Liberal government sought to divide the pie more equally, by targeting policies more to middle- and lower-income Canadians.
Facing fallout from judges complaining of being kept in the dark over some of its activities, Canada’s domestic spy agency says its officials always keep CSIS’s political masters and watchdogs aware of what it is doing.
Canada’s millennials have a crush on Justin Trudeau, and the feeling is mutual. The Prime Minister’s values align with their values. He embodies all their hopes and dreams – for the environment, for social justice, for gender and racial diversity and equality.
TORONTO — Foreseeing a possible “flood of foreign fighters” out of Syria, the RCMP has circulated a strategy that involves trying to understand the returning fighters’ intentions and working with communities.