1.01.01 - “We will maintain current National Defence spending levels, including current planned increases.”
“Expenditures for the fiscal year 2015-2016 : 20,0B$”
On page 203 of 2016-2017 Budget, the Chart 6.2 Funding For National Defence Large-Scale Capital Projects shows a decrease in National Defence capital project funding starting in 2016 (concomitantly with the current budget). It also shows that current funding levels will remain lower within the Trudeau governement term.
“Expenditures for the fiscal year 2014-2015 : 20,4B$”
“Increasing National Defence Funding” - p. 322