The Canadian air force will get the first two of 25 second-hand F/A-18 Hornet fighters from Australia in 2019, procurement minister Carla Qualtrough reportedly said at a trade show in late December 2018.
But it won't help. With or without used Australian Hornets, the Royal Canadian Air Force's fighter fleet fast is becoming irrelevant. Equipment isn't the biggest problem. Manpower is. But inadequate aircraft contribute to the manpower problem.