A look at Canada's defence spending and NATO obligations, by the numbers

OTTAWA — A new NATO report says Canada's defence spending increased in 2016, but that the country remains near the back of the pack when spending is expressed in the military alliance's preferred measure: as a percentage of GDP. The federal Liberal government, meanwhile, points to a sharp increase in spending on equipment as an equally valid measure of Canada's NATO commitment.

Here is a look at Canadian defence spending, by the numbers:

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