From today's Globe and Mail:
Ottawa to spend $15-billion to boost military
Major purchases of planes, helicopters, ships, trucks to be announced next week
The Conservatives will unveil a massive $15-billion procurement package at four separate announcements in four Canadian cities next week, sources told The Globe and Mail.
. . . But Prime Minister Stephen Harper told Parliament yesterday that he is following through on a campaign promise to "correct 13 years of Liberal neglect —
Finally, someone who is willing to make a decision. This is great news for our soldiers and our country. Without a strong and functioning military Canada's role in the world is significantly reduced. Whether the mission is war, 'peacekeeping', enforcing Canadian sovereignity or disaster relief this equipment is essential.