Scarborough Southwest NDP

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Annual General Meeting May 26, 2013

Click on the meeting notice below to see a copy of the constitutions.
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A Director of the Straus Military Reform Project meets the NDP

This is an interesting look at how our NDP caucus members perform.

“When Canada’s left-of-center New Democratic Party (NDP) invited me to testify before a mock hearing (on Parliament Hill with only NDP members present) addressing the country’s purchase of the U.S. F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, I was confident I knew what to expect.

I expected the Canadian politicians, like members of the U.S. Congress, to give vaguely informed (sometimes stunningly misinformed) statements about the F-35, even when they agreed with my position.”

Winslow T. Wheeler is director of the Straus Military Reform Project of the Center for Defense Information, which recently moved to the Project on Government Oversight. For 31 years he worked on national security issues for U.S. senators from both political parties and for the Government Accountability Office

The entire article can be found at Parliamentary Lights. It is well worth reading.

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