PBO

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Latest PBO Update on DND Capital Spending

By Dr. Dan Middlemiss, 14 March 2022 Canada’s Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) just released a 2022 update on DND’s planned spending under Canada’s current defence policy – Strong, Secure, Engaged […]

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ADM(Mat): “No plans to change” CSC course

David Dunlop, 5 April 2021 Canada’s top government military procurement official is weighing in on last month’s PBO watchdog report on the rising costs of the CSC Frigate program and […]

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The CSC within the NSS

Mikaël Perron, 30 March 2021 The National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) aims at recapitalizing the fleets of the Coast Guard and Navy but also to rebuild and sustain our shipbuilding industry. […]

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DND responds to PBO Report

25 February 2021 Shortly after the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) released its report on the Canadian Surface Combatant, the Department of National Defence released its response. This quick response was […]

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Long-Awaited PBO Report Arrives

Timothy Choi, 25 February 2021 On 24 February 2021, the Parliamentary Budget Officer released its report on the Canadian Surface Combatant’s latest estimated costs, as well as several alternative options […]

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Brace for Impact!

David Dunlop, 19 February 2021 The Auditor General of Canada will produce a report on the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). DND officials are getting ready for what they think could […]

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CSC – Headed for the Shoals?

Dan Middlemiss, 3 February 2021 Lee Berthiaume yesterday reported that the Department of National Defence (DND) now expects the first of the new Canadian Surface Combatants (CSC) will be delivered […]

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PBO Report Speculation

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 2 February 2021 The Parliamentary Budget Officer is due to release a report on the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) project some time this month. The report is […]

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Support Ships for the RCN

The recent Parliamentary Budget Office report on the Joint Support Ships (JSS) made it clear that the build will cost significant money, and noted the huge difference in cost (and […]

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Some thoughts on the PBO report

If you haven’t yet had a chance to read the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s report “Feasibility of Budget for Acquisition of Two Joint Support Ships” I think it is worth a […]

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