Mr. Speaker, as the G8 and G20 summits clearly demonstrated, the Conservatives love to throw money around. The purchase of the F-35s is no exception.
As we know, our allies are backing away in the face of rising costs. We know that a Canadian competition could have saved at least $3 billion.
Why is the government refusing to act responsibly and hold an open, competitive process in Canada that would save taxpayers billions of dollars?