The Scott Ross: Conservatives Lied About F-35 Contract

Peter MacKay lied. In 2010 Defense Minister Peter MacKay said many times that the F-35 was selected in an open, competitive, and transparent process, this is contradicted be the Auditor General Michael Ferguson who has said there was no competition, that the costly $25 billion, and growing, contract was indeed sole-sourced. May 27 2010 – ...

The Scott Ross: Peter MacKay Hid Billions In F-35 Costs

The Scott Ross: The F-35 Boondoggle

Many are angry that instead of the promised $16 billion cost of the new F-35’s the actual price tag will be more than $25 billion but Canadians shouldn’t forget that originally not only did this government continually claim the cost would only be $9 billion, Stephen Harper, Peter MacKay, Tony Clement, and other Conservatives claimed ...

JanfromtheBruce: Chris Selley: Layton’s bravado untempered despite diagnosis | Full Comment | National Post

Great article by Chris Selley in the National – bravo!Nothing any journalist, politician or press flak says will change what happens. But if I had to pick an optimistic moment from the press conference, it would be a wry little smile that crossed Mr. Layton’s face when he spoke, in both English and French, of ...