The CF-18 is viable to beyond 2025, according to the commander of the RCAF. Why didn't we listen to him and CF-18 operators and maintainers? The numbers have been fudged and the capability gap simply does not exist. We should not be trying to justify bad judgment.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, pictured in this file photo with Eugene Lang. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The government’s fighter jet decision puts our sovereignty, economy and foreign relations at risk.
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Liberal MP Omar Alghabra is the ‘first parliamentary secretary to be tasked to exercise leadership in this area,’ according to the Prime Minister's Office, but unions say they haven’t heard from him yet.
'We will not accept a situation where we are not being given the information we are looking for,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau of the deadly Jan. 8 plane crash in Iran that left 57 Canadians dead.
'They’ll probably disregard a lot, and, say, ‘Well, that was Andrew, I’m a different person, and I won’t have the same challenges that he had. My approach will be different,' says Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie.