Maxime Bernier Screws Up Again With Pledge To Help Burma Victims
Minister of Foreign Affairs
But sources said the Department of National Defence could not deliver on the Minister's promise because two of Canada's four C-17s are undergoing maintenance work and the other two are in pre-scheduled use.
As a result, the Government of Canada had to scramble to rent an expensive Russian plane because they could not deliver on Foreign Affairs Minister Maxime Bernier's public pledge to provide Canada's new C-17s for the task in Burma.
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