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A Lockheed Martin F-35 warplane. Image: Ant Le Breton/Flickr
Brent Patterson | The Canadian government's purchase of new warplanes is on an "aggressive" schedule, while its promise to end long-term boil water advisories could be delayed.
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Scott Neigh | Tamara Lorincz and Brent Patterson talk about the campaign to stop the Trudeau Liberals from spending $19 billion on new fighter jets.
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A Lockheed Martin F-35 jet on display in Germany in 2018. Image: Lutz Blohm/Flickr
Brent Patterson | Global spending on arms could decline due a drop in the price of oil, pandemic related debt and the imperative of a Green New Deal. How does Canada's plan to buy fighter jets by 2022 fit into this?
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rime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister Chrystia Freeland and Minister James Gordon Carr take part in a panel discussion. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | To distract from the glaring failure to prioritize child care over warfare and housing over drones and new bombers, the Liberals continue to dance about the global stage as self-proclaimed feminists.
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Justin Trudeau with Donald Trump at the G7 Summit Official Welcoming Ceremony in Charlevoix. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Other than attempting to curry favour with the U.S. president it is not apparent the Liberal government has any clear idea of what purpose NATO-related defence spending is supposed to serve.
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Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump at the White House. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Linda McQuaig | The Trudeau government's pledge to hike military spending by a whopping 70 per cent over 10 years succeeded in winning praise from Trump while going largely unnoticed by Canadians.
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Duncan Cameron | Reading the Trudeau government's new foreign policy announcements, it is difficult to see what the Liberals have to offer the world.
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Murray Dobbin | With its giant boost to military spending, the Trudeau government is gearing up for more Western adventurism, using NATO to prop up a failing finance capitalism by military threats.
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Yves Engler | This week Liberal Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced a 70 per cent increase in military spending over the next decade. Progressives need to oppose this direction in defence policy.
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Matthew Behrens | Trudeau's cheery offer at the UN to bring peace to the world fell flat in light of his government's "principled" commitment to sell billions in weapons and blanket militarism.
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Sophia Reuss | McGill University agreed to give Demilitarize McGill student Cadence O'Neal access to documents related to the CFD lab's military research after a four years of legal battles.
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Matthew Behrens | In a reminder that the warfare state is never affected by who gets elected in Canada, the Trudeau Liberals are about to embark on a militaristic spending spree that will draw no opposition.