Defence Cuts


Army Cancelling $2 Billion Order

OTTAWA - An armoured-vehicle program, once deemed essential to protect soldiers from roadside bombs, is being ditched by the Harper government, say defence and government sources.The $2.1-billion, clo...

No Fat Left To Cut

OTTAWA - Canada's top soldier says the armed forces have no fat left to cut ahead of this week's austerity budget.But Gen. Thomas Lawson told the Senate security and defence committee he understands t...

F-35 A Bargain At $65 Million A Pop?

It's not every day that a defence contractor tells you you're planning to pay way too much for their latest high-tech gizmo. But don't say it can't happen. When buyers are drowning in debt and sticke...