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Liberals’ proposed fix to defence procurement is a ‘gamble,’ say Conservatives

By Neil Moss      

'Anything is an improvement over what's going on right now,' says Liberal MP John McKay, who was parliamentary secretary to the defence minister from 2015 to 2017.

Lockheed Martin, the manufacturer of the F-35, pictured, is one of four potential bidders that could replace Canada's fleet of CF-18s with 88 new fighter jets. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The Liberals’ proposed new defence procurement agency, laid out in the party’s 2019 election campaign platform, is a “gamble” say Tory MPs, but a Liberal MP says anything is better than the status quo.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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