- Canada’s federal government is working on its 2014 budget [PDF], with defense and personnel spending targeted to help balance the books: Canadian Press | National Post | CBC. Key takeaway:
“The Government is moving $3.1 billion in National Defence funding for major capital procurements from the 2013-14 to 2016-17 period to future years in which key purchases will be made.”
- Meanwhile, Canadian veteran advocates are concerned [in French] that the government will spend lavishly on war commemorations while shortchanging living veterans.
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