Defence minister in Halifax to talk spending on Royal Canadian Navy

A group of Halifax-class frigates, led by the destroyer HMCS Iroquois, heads from Halifax harbour in 2000. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press)

By The Canadian Press, June 12, 2017 

HALIFAX – Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan will roll out more details today about Ottawa’s spending plans for the Royal Canadian Navy.

Sajjan is expected to highlight investments in capabilities and support for the navy in Halifax, as part of the Liberals’ new defence policy.

He has been holding events across the country to promote the Liberals’ proposed increase in defence spending.

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