Cold Lake, Alberta relies heavily on military spending. CFB Cold Lake is one of the largest military bases in Canada. Locally the place is excited over the prospect of getting the new planes.
So no surprise that some individual(s) have been busily altering pages at Wikepedia!
The mystery of who at the Defence Department has been altering information on a Wikipedia website critical of the Conservative government's decision to spend billions on a new stealth jet is centred on the busiest fighter base in the country.
Nine attempts were made July 20 and 21 to alter the online encyclopedia's entry on the Joint Strike Fighter, including the removal of any information critical of the Conservative government's plan to spend at least $16 billion on the new fighter aircraft.
Defence Department computers were also used to insert insults, aimed at Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff, into the Wikipedia Joint Strike Fighter page.
The attempts to change the webpage, made during government work hours.....