Why the F-35 is the wrong plane for Canada

Last week the opposition Liberals stepped up the challenge to the government on the proposed $16-billion program to replace Canada's fleet of CF-18 fighter-bombers with 65 US-built F-35 stealth fighters.

Steven Staples
Published: Wednesday, 10/20/2010 12:00 am EDT

Last week the opposition Liberals stepped up the challenge to the government on the proposed $16-billion program to replace Canada's fleet of CF-18 fighter-bombers with 65 US-built F-35 stealth fighters. This could be setting the stage for a showdown between the two parties, suggesting it could become a major issue in the next election.

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