Nunavut’s MP is applauding the federal government’s plan to spend $4.9 billion over the next six years to modernize continental defence. And Lori Idlout says northerners should have some say in how the money is spent.
“It is a good move,” the NDP MP said in response to Defence Minister Anita Anand’s announcement this week.
“It’s very important for Arctic sovereignty, and for northerners to know that there is work to be done to protect the Arctic,” said Idlout.
Anand delivered the long-awaited announcement on upgrades to North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) on Monday at the Canadian military’s principal air base at Trenton, Ont. She referred
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