F 35 Report Canada

The Right Planes at the Right Price

Rona Ambrose | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada Politics
Rona Ambrose

The Harper government is committed to examining all options in replacing Canada's CF-18 fleet. We will not purchase a replacement aircraft until our seven-point plan is complete. This process is being overseen by a non-partisan Secretariat with an independent expert panel.

It's Time for the Tories to End the F35 Tailspin

Matthew Kellway | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada Politics
Matthew Kellway

Smirking, our Prime Minister explained to the House how $9-billion is the same as $46-billion. But that's not how it works. A very long list of Federal and international policies, standards and guidelines require that military equipment be costed on a lifecycle basis.

Ten Problems Harper Could Solve With F-35 Money

Rachel Décoste | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

Looks like Christmas came early for Canadian taxpayers: the news leaked that the much-criticized F-35 military jet purchase has been cancelled. The first order should be for Canada to use the money to buy back its once-pristine international reputation. Should $40B not suffice, Canadians might contemplate how the PM could spend the cash!

F-35s Are Costing Tories More Than Money

Keith Beardsley | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

Rumours are swirling around Ottawa that the F-35 aircraft purchase is dead. Is it? No one knows just yet, but it would be a shock to see the Conservative government move away from its defense of this much maligned purchase. Either way, this fighter is proving very costly both in a dollar value and in lost political capital for the Conservatives.Certainly if the Conservatives cancel the F-35 program there will be considerable political blow back with the opposition parties shouting "I told you so."

F-35 Purchase CANCELLED: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada Politics

The plan to buy the F-35 fighter jet has faced controversy from the beginning, and now the federal government may just nix the purchase altogether. ...