Media coverage: “The worst procurement in the history of Canada”

The release of The worst procurement in the history of Canada”: Solving the maritime helicopter crisis, co-produced by Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and written by Michael Byers and Stewart Webb, garnered media attention this week, and helped to bring forth two questions in the House of Commons on February 11, 2013.

Read:

Michael Byers and Stewart Webb op-ed: Five decades, two contracts and still no helicopters (the Globe and Mail, February 11, 2013)

Michael Byers and Stewart Webb op-ed: A government blunder teaches us how not to buy helicopters (the National Post, February 11, 2013)

How bad is Canada’s maritime helicopter procurement?  (Colin Horgan, iPolitics, February 11, 2013)

Report urges Ottawa to get tough on helicopter deal (Daniel Leblanc, the Globe and Mail, February 11, 2013)

Cyclone maritime helicopters delayed again amid despute. (The Canadian Press, February 11, 2013)

Sea King replacements ‘likely’ not ready until 2015, manufacturer warns (Murray Brewster, the Canadian Press, February 11, 2013)

Listen:

Stewart Webb can be heard on part 3 of CBC’s As It Happens with Carol Off.

 

Watch:

Stewart Webb and Michael Byers on CPAC’s Primetime Politics

 

Michael Byers on Power & Politics with Evan Solomon

Read More

Comments are closed.




President Donald “Blowback” Trump: From Iraq to America

Nation Fellow Tom Engelhardt traces the rise of Donald J. Trump from the blowback caused by the illegal 2003 American invasion of Iraq. See “If You Want to Know Where Donald Trump Came From, Look to Iraq” (The Nation, 16 March 2017). While this might not be the entire answer, it does help explain the […]

Read More
View the Blog »

Liberals should say “no” again to American BMD

  Both Conservative and Liberal governments have concluded, in 1985 and 2005 respectively, that participation in American ballistic missile defence does ...

Common Wisdom on Russia is not Wise

Christopher Westdal has the distinction of being the only Canadian diplomat to have served both as Canada's Ambassador to Ukraine ...