Lowered defence spending will cost Canada: Analysts

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says the money was being deferred because the government wasn’t ready to spend it.

DND Photo: MCpl Robert Bottrill
HMCS Ottawa, a Halifax-class frigate, in a Nov. 4, 2006 file photo. The Harper government’s National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy proposes to replace the Halifax-class warships and other ships by building replacements over the next two decades.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 02/12/2014 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 02/12/2014 10:53 am EST

 

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