Canadian Military Budget

Top Soldier Doesn't Agree With More Calls For Military Oversight

CP | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada Politics

Lt.-Gen. Guy Thibault used his last speech in uniform to criticize unfair military scrutiny.

Canadian Military Ill-Prepared For Peacekeeping: Report

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Politics

The study was penned by Walter Dorn, a professor at the Canadian Forces Staff College and one of Canada's leading experts in peacekeeping.

$55M Radar Replacement Deal For Canadian Military Cancelled

CBC | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada Politics

Another multimillion-dollar military purchase has gone off the rails. The Harper government is terminating its contract with Thales Canada Ltd., whi...

Cuts To Defence Budget Run Deeper Than Thought

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper has been one of the toughest-talking leaders throughout the Ukraine crisis, yet newly released figures show National Defence i...

Canadian Military's Drone Plan Delayed

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Canadian military's almost decade-long quest to buy unmanned aerial vehicles has been partly hung up by an internal debate about whether ...

Military Budget Gutted By As Much As $30 Billion: Analyst

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Years of budget-cutting at National Defence has removed as much as $30 billion from the Harper government's original defence strategy, smudgi...

Suicidal Soldiers Might Finally Get The Help They Need

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A bureaucratic, budgetary turf war that has stymied the hiring of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals at National Defence may...

'It's Not About The Numbers, It's About The Mission'

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The decision to combine three military headquarters as part of a massive budget-cutting exercise could mean savings of up to $18 million annu...

Canadian Military May Make $471 Million Cut

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - "There's no place like home" could become the battle cry of the Canadian military as spending on overseas operations is forecast to take a st...

Can Canada Afford Its Military?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

Shrinking budgets in the years ahead is leading to questions about what kind of military Canada will have. Defence spending has increased...