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Did Baird try to hide a gun lobbyist?

Embassy News Steven Staples March 26, 2014 Did Foreign Minister John Baird mislead the United Nations about the presence of a gun lobbyist he put on Canada’s official delegation to important arms control talks? Documents I have reviewed from 2012, marked up with what appear to be Minister Baird’s own handwritten instructions, suggest strongly that [...]

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Steven Staples Op-ed: Despite shifts, Harper still overspending on defence

Embassy News Steven Staples February 26, 2014 It was an uncomfortable moment. People cringed when they heard her say it. But, looking back, ...

Michael Byers Op-ed: Canada could have obtained world-class helicopters at bargain prices, but the Conservatives weren’t interested

National Post Michael Byers January 8, 2014 Two curious developments occurred in the global helicopter industry last week. On Wednesday, India cancelled an $800-million ...