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 – Peter MacKay said in front of the estimates committee said, “This next generation fighter will be an open, competitive, transparent process.”
July 16 2010 – When asked directly by a reporter about the sole-source contract Peter MacKay publicly declared that in fact, “There was
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