Defence & Security

Canada unlikely to meet NATO’s two per cent defence spending goal

Defence experts don't believe the Trudeau government will dip deeper into the coffers to ensure Canada is spending two per cent of its GDP on defence, even though the Trump administration has called for American allies to allocate more on security.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a press conference in June 2016. Experts doubt Canada will meet the NATO objective of spending two per cent of its GDP on defence.Photograph courtesy of NATO

PUBLISHED :Monday, May 29, 2017 12:00 AM

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