Canadian Alliance Senior Defence Critic Leon Benoit will hold a news conference tomorrow at 11:30am in Ottawa, to launch a campaign to implement one of the recommendations of the Canadian Alliance Defence Policy White Paper, The New North – Strong and Free. Mr. Benoit will be joined by CA Defence Critics Deborah Grey and Rob Anders in urging the Liberal government to restore the Airborne Regiment as the core of an elite, air-transportable rapid reaction force.

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3 Responses to “Restore the Airborne Regiment”

  1. on 04 Jun 2003 at 5:36 pmParawanna

    Its about fucking time, this news just made my day!

  2. on 05 Jun 2003 at 10:04 amRyanR

    Time for Canada to show ’em how it’s done.

  3. on 11 Jul 2003 at 3:02 pmPat Carrasco

    I hope these politicians succeed. Please keep us posted with further development to this story.