Canadian Air Force

Feds To Spend $2.3B To Replace Ancient Search-And-Rescue Planes

CP | Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Politics

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said the new C-295 planes will be a "game-changer."

Air Force Has New Top Gun

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2016 | Canada Politics

Say hello to the Royal Canadian Air Force's new commander.

Meet Lawrence Connelly: A Canadian Taxpayer Who's Told He's Not a Canadian

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

Lawrence Connelly was issued a DND birth certificate by the Canadian government when born in Germany. He now lives in Orillia, works in daycare, pays his taxes, and is married with two kids. But when he applied for a passport to go to Disney World in the U.S., the Passport Office told him they needed proof of citizenship, and that has birth certificate wasn't enough.

Canada's Air Wing Leaving Kandahar

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - The Canadian air wing in Kandahar, considered one of those incalculable intangibles of war and a unit whose presence saved untold lives on br...

Are We Buying Jets That Can't Fly?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.20.2012 | Canada

It seems that the F-35, the fighter jets that Canada is planning on buying to replace our aging F-18s, are running into more trouble. The Fort Wor...

Canadian Planes Join In Libya Propaganda War

CP | Posted 09.28.2011 | Canada

CATANIA, Italy - Canada has joined an air war of a different kind in the skies over Libya, one where persuasion and sometimes insults are the weapons....

Air Force May Oppose Harper's Plan To Privatize Search And Rescue

Ottawa Citizen | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada Business

The Harper government is considering the privatization of the military’s search-and-rescue capabilities, the Citizen has learned. The option is to b...