Canada F 35s

Lockheed Martin: Canada Will Lose Billions If F-35 Cancelled

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canada's aerospace industry could lose about $10.5 billion worth of contracts over several decades if the federal government ultimately dec...

'This Is The Airplane I'm Gonna Strap On Every Day'

CBC | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Politics

The fight is definitely on at Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida Panhandle. Here, the first corps of pilots to be trained on Lockheed Ma...

Pentagon Grounds F-35s Due To Engine Blade Crack

CBC | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Politics

Flights of all F-35 fighter planes were suspended Friday by the Pentagon after a routine check exposed a crack on a turbine blade of an aircraft. ...

Don't Want These? Lockheed Martin Wants To Chat

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The manufacturer of the F-35 has been quietly trying to counter Canadian critics of its oft-maligned stealth fighter.Over the last few days, ...

Who Sounds More Like A Conservative?

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair boasts that he often sounds more like a conservative than Prime Minister Stephen Harper.It may seem an odd thing for the leader o...

F-35s Could Fall Off U.S. Fiscal Cliff

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A detailed report crunching all of the numbers, contingencies and eye-popping price points of the Harper government's cherished stealth fight...

F-35s May Be Ready To Leave The Nest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Politics

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - The oft-maligned F-35 has passed an important development milestone by dropping its first test bomb.The practice run happened Wedne...

Is Bev Oda the Latest Victim in Harper's War on Women's Rights?

Rachel Décoste | Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

As MP Bev Oda has chosen to abort not only her ministership, but her political career, the bombshell has informed a troubling narrative on Harper's Conservatives' treatment of womankind. As the Harper government's war on women rages on, anti-woman proposals which have been blighting in the right-wing fringe for years have come to fruition.

Harper Called RCMP To Probe Leaked F-35 Story

CP | Murray Brewster and Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government called in the RCMP to investigate a politically embarrassing story involving the decision to sole-source the purchase o...

A Rigged Deal?

CBC | Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada Politics

The government not only misled Canadians regarding the costs of the F-35 but the procurement process was "manipulated" to achieve the gov...

Stealth Jet Benefits Revised.. Downward

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Industry Canada is dampening expectations of how much the aerospace industry could reap from the troubled F-35 program, chopping more than US...

Feds Accused Of Rigging F-35 Purchase

CBC | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada Politics

Opposition MPs demanded answers from the government on the F-35 fighter jet purchase Tuesday following a CBC News story that raised quest...

More Fail for Canada's Incoming F-35s

CBC | Posted 05.26.2012 | Canada Politics

The federal government didn't follow normal procurement procedures to buy the F-35 fighter jets and the plane fails to meet at least one ...

Plan B? What Plan B?

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Senior defence officials concede there is currently no Plan B — or back-up proposal — to deal with delays in the F-35 jetfighter program,...

F-35 Purchase Price Will Take Off: Pentagon

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Pentagon has acknowledged the purchase price of the troubled F-35 stealth fighter will increase because of delays and reduced orders amon...

Top General Reassures MPs On F-35s

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadian pilots are expected to receive training for the F-35 stealth jet at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida, a plan that raises questions a...

Canada Buying Too Few F-35s?

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Military planners are concerned the Harper government is buying too few F-35 fighters with almost no room for any loss of the stealth jets th...

Here Comes The New Fleet. Now, How To Fly Them...

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadian fighter pilots selected to fly the new F-35 could find themselves trained by either the Americans or a private contractor, according...