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A quick look at how Canada's military stacks up against other countries

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13: Canada’s current annual military spending, ranked among other countries, which is just less than South Korea, and a little more than Australia. (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute)


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23: Rank of Canada’s over all military capabilities among the world’s armed forces, which puts it between Greece and Saudi Arabia. (Source:


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58: The size of Canada’s military, ranked by number of active personnel, which is more than South Africa but fewer than Yemen. (The Military Balance, 2010)

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12: Rank Canada’s naval capability, which puts it between Turkey and South Korea. (


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