I am not a fanboy for our current Conservative government by any means, but by no means should the failures in defense procurement be pinned solely on this government. The Conservatives did get it right with their contract procedure for acquiring new vessels for the Royal Canadian Navy, it was independent, devoid of politics, and absolutely fair. In fact the opposition parties, the NDP and Liberals, are holding this as the gold standard to which all procurement should be awarded. The F35 though is a failure. The failure is not the Conservatives alone to bear. One of the misnomers that comes from this is thatRead More →