Media coverage: “Titanic Blunder”

The latest report on military procurement, co-produced by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, was released on April 11, 2013.  Titanic Blunder: Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships on course for disaster, was written by Michael Byers, Professor of Political Science at the University of British Colombia and Stewart Webb, Visiting Research Fellow at the Rideau Institute, and garned media attention this week:

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Abandon ships: Harper government urged to scrap plans for Arctic patrol vessels (Murray Brewster, the Canadian Press, April 11, 2013)

New Arctic patrol ships a “titanic blunder,” (Paul Macleod, the Chronicle Herald, April 11, 2013)

Planned Arctic patrol ships not up to the job: report (David Pugliese, the Ottawa Citizen, April 11, 2013)

New report says Arctic patrol ships are “on course for disaster” (Nunstasiaq News, April 12, 2013)

Tories’ proposed Arctic patrol ships can’t handle northern waters: Report (Bruce Campion-Smith, The Toronto Star, April 11, 2013)

New report slams government’s Arctic patrol vessel plan (Colin Horgan, iPolitics, April 11, 2013)
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