Steven Staples on CBC’s the Current

Steven Staples, President of the Rideau Institute, was featured on CBC’s the Current with Anna Maria Tremonti on January 10,  delivering remarks regarding the recent announcment that the Department of National Defence may begin charging communities for emergency disaster relief.

Staples notes that Canadians will suffer as the military tries to cut back such an essential service in order to avoid making other budgetary cuts.

The full broadcast is available online.

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