Harper F 35

Feds Done Looking At F-35 Rivals

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The ball is now firmly in the Harper government's court when it comes to deciding whether to stick with the oft-maligned F-35 fighter jet pro...

Yet Another F-35 Obstacle

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government's plan to buy the oft-maligned F-35 fighter is expected to face another blow with a series of deep spending cuts about ...

What If the F-35 Was a Low-Budget Film?

Randall Wakelam | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada
Randall Wakelam

If a producer was to consider making a feature film about the F-35 procurement process she or he might, given the events over the past few years either go with one of two genres: Max Senate and the Keystone cops, or Federico Fellini for something a bit more surreal. Somewhere between those two extremes lies, I would think, the reality of the storyline.

A Very Un-Conservative Government Initiative

Dylan Marando | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada Politics
Dylan Marando

It is worth noting that last week the government updated a policy initiative which is neither conservative nor partisan. Canada's Open Government Action Plan is a mildly impressive document which could be the foundation for dramatically improved information sharing and citizen engagement.

F-35s: It's Not that They are Expensive. It's that They are Useless.

Elizabeth May | Posted 06.09.2012 | Canada Politics
Elizabeth May

The F-35s are single engine planes. Asked what will happen if the engine fails, Peter MacKay replied, "It won't." We need planes for search and rescue. The F-35 is not appropriate for search and rescue.