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Liberals' Military Spending Delay Leaves Canada Vulnerable

The Canadian Forces will once again have to wait to receive new much-needed equipment. Whether it is new fighter aircraft, ships or vehicles, the federal budget has postponed more than $3.7 billion in military spending until 2020 -- or later. As a matter of fact, the latest federal budget is another slap to the Canadian Forces' face. Bill Morneau, Canada's finance minister, said the Liberals are postponing defence spending to figure out defence priorities.
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Another Year For Aging Fleet

OTTAWA - The Harper government's plan to buy new fixed-wing search-and-rescue planes has been pushed off until next year, The Canadian Press has learned.Despite years of study and preparation, Nationa...
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Twitter Reacts To Royal Namechange

The Conservatives announced Tuesday that the Canadian air force and navy will, once again, have the word Royal in their names. The units, formerly known as Maritime Command and Air Command, will be kn...