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Feds confirm they’re shutting down Commons committee inquiry into F-35s

The federal government has confirmed it intends to shut down a Commons inquiry into allegations that Cabinet and the Department of National Defence withheld $10-billion worth of costs for the F-35 stealth fighter jet in the lead-up to the 2011 federal election.

Photograph courtesy of MCpl. Angela Abbey, DND
Public Works Minister Rona Ambrose, then-Industry minister Tony Clement, and Defence Minister Peter MacKay, examine a life-size model of the F-35 in 2010.

 

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Feds confirm they’re shutting down Commons committee inquiry into F-35s

The federal government has confirmed it intends to shut down a Commons inquiry into allegations that Cabinet and the Department of National Defence withheld $10-billion worth of costs for the F-35 stealth fighter jet in the lead-up to the 2011 federal election.

Photograph courtesy of MCpl. Angela Abbey, DND
Public Works Minister Rona Ambrose, then-Industry minister Tony Clement, and Defence Minister Peter MacKay, examine a life-size model of the F-35 in 2010.

 

  

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