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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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Santa's sleigh outside a military jet. Photo: NORAD Tracks Santa
Matthew Behrens | Every December, the holiday season is infused with militarism, from the military jet flyovers of sports events and the mini arsenal in your local toy store, to the hijacking of Santa Claus.
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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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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.
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Duncan Cameron | Responses to events "tend to be militarized responses," Obama said in a recent account, which chronicles how the U.S. president became disenchanted with the Washington establishment playbook.
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The Harper government has just purchased $18-billion-worth of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters. Photo: Rennett Stowe/Flickr
Peter G. Prontzos | Canada needs less spending on armaments for imaginary threats, and more money for housing, education, medical care, environmental protection, job-training, day-care, and other vital social programs.