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Canadians want F-35 purchase scrapped: Forum Research poll

The Forum Research survey found only one in five Canadians of voting age supported the F-35 fighter jet acquisition.

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Associate Defence Minister Julian Fantino, pictured at a committee meeting recently, says the government 'will ensure we will have the right aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force.'

PARLIAMENT HILL—Nearly 80 per cent of Canadians who are aware of the Conservative government’s plan to spend at least $9-billion to buy F-35 stealth fighter jets believe the project should be scrapped, a public opinion poll taken the day after last week’s federal budget found.

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Canadians want F-35 purchase scrapped: Forum Research poll

The Forum Research survey found only one in five Canadians of voting age supported the F-35 fighter jet acquisition.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Associate Defence Minister Julian Fantino, pictured at a committee meeting recently, says the government 'will ensure we will have the right aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force.'

PARLIAMENT HILL—Nearly 80 per cent of Canadians who are aware of the Conservative government’s plan to spend at least $9-billion to buy F-35 stealth fighter jets believe the project should be scrapped, a public opinion poll taken the day after last week’s federal budget found.

  
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Sunday, July 12, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Fourth of July party at U.S. ambassador's residence July 6, 2015

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The dance floor was packed all evening, as The Digs played an assortment of Motown tunes. Even the Band of the Governor General's Foot Guards got in on the fun.

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U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman addressing a tent full of diplomats early in the evening, joined by his wife, Vicki, and Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson and his wife, Arlene.

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Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson addressing a tent full of diplomats early in the evening, with his wife Arlene and Mr. and Mrs. Heyman.

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U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman getting down on the dance floor, as Donna Chevrier, owner of Ola Cocina restaurant, looks on.

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Bruce and Vicki Heyman, joined onstage by their two daughters, Liza and Caroline.

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Bruce and Vicki Heyman testing out one of the vintage cars on display.

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Cakes from Eli's Cheesecake were flown in from Chicago just for the event—salted caramel, chocolate chip and blackberry sour cream. Shockingly, no pie was served at these Fourth of July festivities.

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