Department of Defence

Trudeau's Broken Promises Lead To Tragedies Like Lionel Desmond's

Bruce Moncur | Posted 01.16.2017 | Canada Politics
Bruce Moncur

My message to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is that Lionel Desmond's death and his killing of his family could have been avoided. It's time to stop lying to veterans. It's time to stop fighting veterans.

Internal Analysis Aims To Solve Canadian Military Suicide Crisis

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.05.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Post-traumatic stress is thought to have played a role in only three of ten suicides in the Canadian military last winter, and the majority o...

Plane Delay? Don't Look At Me

CBC | Posted 05.12.2013 | Canada Politics

After more than a decade of waiting for a new search-and-rescue plane, the military today is barely a step closer to flying one — and, that, says De...

Canada's Military Orders Stress Balls

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - These are stressful times at National Defence.Belt-tightening. Uncertainty. Maybe even pink slips.Throw in a Cold War-style spy saga, and it'...

Canadian Flag Lowered In Kandahar For The Last Time

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Maple Leaf flag was hauled down for the last time in Kandahar on Thursday.The quiet ceremony at Kandahar Airfield marked the end of Canad...

Report: DND Must Set Aside More Cash

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's auditor general is raising questions about the practice of contracting out maintenance on military equipment, and warns National Def...

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...