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.
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)
Stewart Webb can be heard on part 3 of CBC’s As It Happens with Carol Off.
Stewart Webb and Michael Byers on CPAC’s Primetime Politics
Michael Byers on Power & Politics with Evan Solomon