defence spending

NATO Holds Warsaw Summit

What Justin Trudeau had to say at the NATO summit

At an unscripted question-and-answer session, the PM opened up on his view of Canada in the world, from defence spending to populist nationalism
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For the hard luck Liberals, the pot bill is a rare moment of triumph

As the House breaks for summer, there’s carbon pricing, Indigenous reconciliation, economic worries—and more problem files for the Trudeau government
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What’s happening to Canada’s defence spending?

Opinion: Despite a policy overhaul, the 2018 budget has set out virtually no new spending for the fundamentals of Canada’s military. That’s a problem.

Why military funding in Canada is in such a lousy state

Successive governments haven’t followed through on spending promises. Is there any reason this government should expect to behave differently?

Bombing runs and budget funds: Canada’s two massive military challenges

Evan Solomon and David Perry hash out Liberal headaches on the military file.

Evan Solomon: In conversation with Howard Drake

The U.K. High Commissioner to Canada discusses calls to increase defence spending and the Alexander Litvinenko report
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Jet plane politics: Is this the moment the Liberals take flight?

The eternal F-35 debate has hit the campaign trail with engines blazing, further complicating what we thought we knew about left-right parties

Scott Gilmore: The issues no party will touch

How can one of the world’s wealthiest countries still have citizens living in medieval conditions?

Election Issues 2015: A Maclean’s primer on defence spending

Maclean’s is your destination for the 2015 election. Start with our in-depth primers on the big issues, including defence spending