Canada’s military is past the point of a quick fix
Far beyond the size of Canada’s defence budget, the real crisis facing the Canadian military right now is its chronic shortfall in personnel.
Chief of the Defence Staff General Wayne Eyre speaks with soldiers deployed on Operation Unifier in the U.K. on Oct. 28, 2022. Last October, Eyre declared the personnel shortage to be the CAF’s No. 1 priority, writes Scott Taylor. Photograph courtesy of the CAF/Corp. Eric Greico