Canadian military loses bizarre items including flute, hockey net, mannequins

National Defence lost $4.4 million in equipment last year, $1.5 in combat clothing alone—including items such as floppy hats, barbed wire gloves, hundreds of socks.

What do all of these these things have in common?
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 03/23/2016 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 03/29/2016 8:58 pm EDT

What do a $5,995 flute, a typewriter, an expensive toaster and $3,430 night vision goggles have in common?

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