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2011 Parliamentary Budget Officer Report

The Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) report was the first to disclose that the cost estimates for the F-35 program were higher than what the government had previously told Canadians.

Read "Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer: An Estimate of the Fiscal Impact of Canada's Proposed Acquisition of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter" (PDF 1.10MB)

Spring 2012 Auditor General Report

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Read "Report of the Auditor General of Canada
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