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Reader Letter: Why not put nuclear waste in the Diefenbunker?

Re: Relocating nuclear waste site risky and expensive: report, Colin Perkel, Canadian Press, Jan. 5.

It wouldn’t be too costly if the government utilizes the Diefenbunker, which is 37 kilometres north of Ottawa. 118 more words

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Avro Arrow Blueprints

Here’s something I bet you don’t see every day.

For fans of Canada’s airplane the AVRO Arrow, here are some photos I took of a copy of blueprints I have. 323 more words

Heavier-Than-Air

Letters: Déjà vu over the fighter jet debate

Re: The Fighter Jets Of Tomorrow, Michael Byers, Sept. 2.
Michael Byers’ claim that manned fighter jets are a thing of the past and replacing our aged, now tiny fleet with the new F-35s or some equivalent would be an “expensive mistake,” jarred me into déjà vu. 1,050 more words

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Phoenix?

OTTAWA—A consortium of Canadian manufacturers sought to go back in time to help move Canada’s air force into the future.

Documents obtained by Global News indicate the storied CF-105 Avro Arrow was put forward as an alternative to the purchase of F-35 stealth fighter jets. 235 more words

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