Letter to the Editor – Larry Kazdan Not Happy with the F-35 – March 13, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Larry Kazdan Not Happy with the F-35 – March 13, 2011

Dear Editor Re:  PM comes to defence of attack aircraft, Terry Pender,  Mar 12 2011 http://www.therecord.com/news/local/article/500718–pm-comes-to-defence-of-attack-aircraft The F-35 purchase will no doubt create high-tech jobs, but so would many other government expenditures totaling between $16 to $30 billion.  But why are we spending this enormous sum through an untendered contract for these particular planes? The […]

Letter to the Editor Brian Marlatt – Objects to Government of Canada Being Referred to as Harper Government – March 9, 2011

Letter to the Editor Brian Marlatt – Objects to Government of Canada Being Referred to as Harper Government – March 9, 2011

Dear Editor, The recent disingenuous response by Dimitri Soudas, director of communications in Stephen Harper’s PMO, to public outrage concerning the replacement on government documents of “The Government of Canada” by “The Harper Government” is self-serving partisan politics, an abuse of the term. Within parliament the government is the prime minister and cabinet. That is […]

Letter to the Editor – Brian Marlatt of White Rock British Columbia on the F 35 – February 28, 2011

Letter to the Editor –  Brian Marlatt of White Rock British Columbia on the F 35 – February 28, 2011

Dear Editor, Why should Canada bail out the F-35 Money Pit? Of little use in Canada’s airspace, the F-35 is described by US aerospace analysts as “too big to fail”.  In January, US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said the F-35B  “should be cancelled” if the costly delays of the main variant are not corrected […]

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