28 Jun '14, 10am

The Conservatives love the idea of the #military. But do they actually like the reality? writes Jeff Simpson #cdnpoli

Canada’s Conservative government loves the idea of the military; it just doesn’t always like the military. The idea of the military conforms to the Conservatives’ sense of the country and its history – “true north, strong and free” – and the idea of the military fits the party’s political agenda. So we have monuments to the War of 1812, a National Day of Honour to recognize the Afghan mission, military ceremonies at home and abroad and, most recently, the announcement that $83-million will be spent over the remainder of the decade to commemorate military history and veterans. More Related to this Story Ottawa to put fighter jet purchase on hold MICHAEL BYERS Will the F-35 be another ‘Widow Maker’ for Canadian pilots? PAUL MANSON The fighter jet ‘reset’: Is it nearly go time? Video Video: What is the appropriate response from the West in Iraq? Video Video: Canada offers equ...

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