"The military sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the reports foresee a situation so dire that they recommend curtailing operations, dry-docking ships and mothballing vehicles or aircraft and closing at least four Canadian Forces bases."
Why even bother with even the pretense of an army? Why not borrow some uniforms from the Vatican and kick back and spend the remaining money on importing comedy shows. According to Canadian Law, doesn't the next import comedy show have to be from France?
There are 60,000 people in the Candian Armed Forces and all reserve components, coming from a population of 33 million. Thus 0.188 % of their citizens serve at any time.
There are 280 Million Americans of which 1.4 million are on active duty with another 600,000 in the reserves. Thus 0.714% of US citizens serve at any time.
Can you say Libensraum?