The Trudeau government is buying the 18 Australian planes and up to seven spares to bolster Canada’s aging CF-18s.
Liberals to launch another round of consultations with the defence and industry.
UBC professor says the government needs to rethink major purchases like the F-35 fighter jets.
Defence giant estimates that the Canadian industry could potentially receive $11 billion of contracts over 25 to 40 years.
The two countries have, however, failed to strike a deal on a controversial nuclear power plant