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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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Monday, September 1, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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