Moving beyond the boulevard of broken dreams

Public involvement in a foreign and defence policy review and a process that actively engages parliamentarians is crucial.

The Hill Times Photo: Jake Wright
The special right to die committee, Jan. 26. It would be wise to go with joint committees for a policy review, says David Pratt.
David Pratt
Published: Wednesday, 03/09/2016 12:00 am EST

If a sound defence policy is one of the main avenues to international influence, then the Harper government’s Canada First Defence Strategy could be best described as the boulevard of broken dreams. So much had been promised to Canadians and the men and women in uniform and so little achieved.

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