Procurement: April 23, 2001

Archives

The Canadian defense budget will increase only 1.7% for FY01-02, an increase of about $125 million. (Another $260 million has been added to the budget for special one-time programs such as peacekeeping costs.) Some 18.8% of the budget is allocated to buying capital items (buildings, major new weapons, etc.); the military wants this to climb to 23% in five years. For the first time in Canadian history, the Defense Ministry was allowed to keep unspent money from last year ($37 million) and add it to the next year's budget.--Stephen V Cole

 


Article Archive

Procurement: Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad
0
20

Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close