CBC: More soldiers, ships and planes for military in Liberal defence plan
Long-range plan calls for a boost in spending and a larger contingent of regular and reservist troops.
The Liberal government's new defence policy lays out a plan to increase the defence budget by 70 per cent over the next decade to $32.7 billion.
It is a mixture of new and previously committed money.
The long-anticipated review calls for a slight increase in the size of the military — both regular and reserve forces.
There will also be a modest increase in the size of the special forces.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced details of the plan during a news conference Wednesday in Ottawa.
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