Canadian Forces Look to 'First Defence Strategy' to Prepare for Global Role



Stewart Webb
07/19/2011

Conducting operations in Afghanistan has alerted Canadian politicians to the fact that Canadian Forces need an injection of funds to procure new and maintain existing equipment, although this also has served to be a political tool for the Harper government. In 2010, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government released the "Canada First Defence Strategy". It outlines Canada’s overall strategy for modernising its armed forces by procuring new equipment, naval vessels, aircraft and tan...
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