Panel meant to 'challenge' military can only advise

Liberals praise Conservative-era procurement panel.

DND Photo: MCpl Michael Bastien
HMCS Winnipeg in Esquimalt on Feb. 23.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 03/16/2016 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 03/22/2016 5:28 pm EDT

A new panel that bills itself a “third-party challenge function” for defence procurement doesn’t actually have the power to force any changes, its executive director has confirmed.

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