F 35 Scandal

Air Force Pushed F-35 Without Key Info

CBC | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Politics

The Royal Canadian Air Force trumpeted the F-35 fighter jet to Canada’s defence minister as the best option for the country even though it was missi...

Feds Scuffled With Auditor Over F-35 Report

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper may have accepted the auditor general's scathing criticism of the troubled F-35 program, but newly released doc...

Critics Blast F-35 Purchase

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - One of the most vocal critics of the F-35 stealth-fighter program had some simple advice for the Harper government: fly before you buy.Winslo...

Tories Miss Own F-35 Deadline

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government has yet to hire an independent auditor to crunch the numbers on the F-35 deal, more than two months after its self-impo...

The F-35 "Scandal" that Never Took Off

J.J. McCullough | Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

As a general rule I find it's hard to get overly outraged when the scandalousness in question is the result of a) politicians lying, b) politicians wasting money, or c) politicians lying about wasting money.Lucky we have lots of pundits who are great at filling holes!

Don't Let the Roar of F-35s Drown Out the Robocall Scandal

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada
Daniel D. Veniez

In light of the unprecedented incompetence exposed by the Auditor General on the F-35 procurement scandal, the swirl of parliamentary and media attention surrounding the other simmering scandal of fraudulent robocols has died down somewhat. But the issue will not go away because a fraud occurred and Canadians must find out what happened.

Tories Point Fingers On F-35 Costs

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Cabinet ministers would have known the true cost of buying new fighter jets was much higher than the numbers they were using publicly, the au...