Fighter jet deal a federal cost pit Poilievre should capitalize on
The $19-billion fleet of F-35s is a prime opportunity for Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre to take the federal government to task and show true leadership on this file. Instead, he is facing a two-strike count.
On Jan 9, Defence Minister Anita Anand, left, announced her department would spend $19-billion to acquire 88 F-35 fighter jets. Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, right, should take the opportunity to hold the government to account, writes Alan Williams. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade