Military aid to Ukraine was last-minute scramble under pressure from PM: Docs

After military given a day to cough up surplus equipment, Canadian Commercial Corporation brokered $5 million in contracts with industry.

James Bezan, then parliamentary secretary to the defence minister, gives a speech Aug. 8, 2014, at Boryspil International Airport in Ukraine. The delivery of military equipment he accompanied was a last-minute order from the Prime Minister's Office, documents show. DND photograph by MCpl Marc-Andre Gaudreault

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:00 AM

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