Trudeau government is lapsing on prioritizing national defence
The Liberals have lapsed defence spending every single year since 2017, despite their 2015 platform promise to quit short-changing national defence.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference alongside Defence Minister Anita Anand and Infrastructure and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc on Sept. 26. The Liberals haven’t prioritized national defence or supplied the political leadership to get money out the door, writes Conservative MP James Bezan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade