Opinion

Defence plan: believe it when rubber hits the road

Canadian governments have historically been much better at promising military equipment than they have been at buying it.

General Dynamics Land Systems Canada shows off one of its lightly armoured vehicles at the 2016 CANSEC military equipment trade show in Ottawa. There is plenty of hardware available for purchase to shore up Canada's armed forces, if and when the government comes up with enough cash to pay for it. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By SCOTT TAYLOR

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 14, 2017 12:00 AM

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