August 8, 2010
In recent weeks Conservative Stephen Harper’s minority federal government has made a slew of extremely expensive procurement announcements – at a time when Harper himself is urging the governments of the world to impose harsh austerity measures on their masses.
But as if that wasn’t bad enough, it’s the type of procurements and the rationale behind them that is most galling.
Defence Minister Peter MacKay has announced lavish military procurements totalling about $60 billion. read more »