A Defense Renaissance? The Canadian Conservative Government and the Military

@article{Richter2013ADR,
  title={A Defense Renaissance? The Canadian Conservative Government and the Military},
  author={Andrew Richter},
  journal={American Review of Canadian Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={43},
  pages={424 - 450}
}
  • A. Richter
  • Published 1 September 2013
  • Political Science
  • American Review of Canadian Studies
Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper campaigned in 2006 that, if elected, his government would make major improvements to Canada’s military. Emphasizing the decline that had befallen the once proud institution under the Liberals, Harper spoke of the spending increases and new capabilities that would result if his party emerged victorious in the upcoming vote. Seven years later, and two years after the prime minister was finally rewarded with a majority government, it seems like an opportune… 
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