Baloney Meter: Is the Harper government really spending more on military? - 2014-09-11

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F0.png Baloney Meter: Is the Harper government really spending more on military? September 11, 2014, Murray Brewster, Canadian Press, CTV News

Last week, the prime minister defended his government's record on defence spending in the face of pressure from NATO allies who want to see Canada set aside more money for the military in light of growing unrest in eastern Europe and the Middle East.

Is the Conservative government adequately funding the military, as it claims?

Spoiler alert: The Canadian Press Baloney Meter is a dispassionate examination of political statements, culminating in a ranking of accuracy on a scale of "no baloney" to "full of baloney" (complete methodology below).

This one earns a rating of "some baloney." Here's why:

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{{cite news | first = Murray | last = Brewster | title = Baloney Meter: Is the Harper government really spending more on military? | url = https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/baloney-meter-is-the-harper-government-really-spending-more-on-military-1.2001899 | work = Canadian Press | publisher = CTV News | date = September 11, 2014 | accessdate = October 19, 2019 }}