Hundreds of billions in planned military spending ’secure’ despite COVID-19: Sajjan

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OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says hundreds of billions of dollars in planned spending for the military over the next two decades is “secure” despite the ballooning federal deficit to deal with COVID-19. Fears have been rising in defence circles that the Liberals will look to the military’s budget to rein in what is now projected to be a $343-billion deficit this year alone as the government keeps spending to help Canadians with the pandemic.