F-35 Costs

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No CF-18 Replacement Contract Until 2018

OTTAWA - A contract to replace Canada's aging fleet of jet fighters won't be finalized until at least 2018.The Harper government has released its long-anticipated defence acquisition guide, which is m...
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MacKay Has Good Reason For That Facepalm

OTTAWA - And then there were two.After years of everyone from the prime minister to rookie Tory backbenchers staunchly and defiantly defending the purchase of the F-35 fighter jet as the only choice f...
CP

Canada's $47,000 Photo Op

OTTAWA - An oft-maligned 2010 news conference to announce a plan to buy 65 stealth fighters cost taxpayers more than $47,000, say documents tabled in Parliament.The figure was revealed by Defence Mini...
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Bureaucrats Defend F-35 Costing

OTTAWA - The bureaucracy fired back Tuesday at Canada's budget watchdog over his suggestion the government kept two sets of books on the multibillion-dollar purchase of new stealth-fighter jets.Parlia...
AP

Feds Open To Changing Size Of F-35 Order

OTTAWA - The ability to defend the skies and operate overseas at the same time would be in peril if the Harper government buys fewer stealth fighters than planned, the head of the Royal Canadian Air F...