No doubt this will be a great stimulus to the military-industrial complex! Imagine if the war were scrapped every household would be ahead 1500, better than a Tory tax cut! No one ever talks in those terms though.
This is from CBC.
Funding the war in Afghanistan could cost a total of $18.1 billion, or $1,500 per Canadian household, by 2011, according to the Fiscal Impact of the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan tabled by parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page in October, 2008.