Thursday, February 02, 2006

It's happened, again

CBC News: Sea King crashes off Denmark. Remember Chretien's election promise: "Zero helicopter, Chretien"...? His vow not to purchase the Mulroney government's upgrades? Incidents like this cause one to wonder what has been the actual cost of delaying the purchase of those helicopters. For whatever perceived excess there was by Chretien and his government at the time, we'd have been better off to have fulfilled the initial Mulroney purchase...