Plan to hand defence procurement to Public Works seen as flawed

Valcourt defends government's defence spending as better than Grits.

Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 08/08/2012 12:00 am EDT

With rumours swirling that the Harper government is preparing to make a major shift in the way it buys equipment for the Canadian military, four high-profile defence observers and the opposition all say the possible new arrangement won't go as far as is needed to plug a steady stream of procurement missteps.

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