“We are overspending on National Defence”

The Rideau Institute’s Steven Staples presented to the Commons Standing Committee on National Defence on February 9, 2012, contributing to its study on Maintaining the Readiness of the Canadian Forces.

You can read the proceedings of the meeting, listen to the audio, or read Steven Staples’ written remarks.

 




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