The Canadian Progressive: Harper Government should consider options for Sea King replacement: Report

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives | Feb. 11, 2013: OTTAWA – A major, deep-reaching report about the maritime helicopter procurement has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. “The worst procurement in the history of Canada”: Solving the maritime helicopter crisis (PDF) was written by University of British Columbia political ...

The Disaffected Lib: Dud Subs, Dud Torpedoes

Those four second-hand subs the Defence Department duped the Canadian government into buying?   18-years after we got stuck with them, one of them, HMCS Victoria, actually managed to fire a torpedo.  Victoria is the only one of the four to fire a torpedo which is probably a good thing because the other three aren’t even ...

Conservative conundrum: Navy head says Canada needs bigger presence in Arctic because of … oops … climate change

Harper wants more than just about anything to expand our military forces. He is also wont to acknowledge the effects of global warming on our environment. With Vice-Admiral Paul Maddison admitting the existence of climate change as the prime reason for bolstering Canada’s presence in our northern shipping lanes, he has put Harper and the ...