Harper's Plan To Privatize Search-And-Rescue May Face Air Force Opposition

First Posted: 07/21/11 12:53 PM ET Updated: 09/20/11 06:12 AM ET

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Search-and-rescue operations in Canada could be privatized under a plan being mulled by the Harper Conservatives.

Ottawa Citizen:

The Harper government is considering the privatization of the military’s search-and-rescue capabilities, the Citizen has learned. The option is to be discussed at a meeting between government procurement officials and representatives from various aerospace firms in Ottawa on Aug. 16, but industry sources say they expect the air force to fight any such move.

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