An Insight into the Canadian Training Assistance Team (CTAT-L) in Lebanon Through Captain Mike Wonnacott

Photos are of Lebanese Armed Forces Land Border Regiment Soldiers being instructed in winter survival and shelter construction, winter-related first aid and casualty evacuation, basic dismounted reconnaissance skills, snowmobile driving, and maintenance, and of course – hockey! All instructors in these photos are 31 Canadian Brigade Group. Additional instructors for the advanced training package came […]

Pollution Havens and Climate Security: Is There a Solution?

The notion of  Lawrence H. Summers, whereby production that emits an excess quantity of pollution should be done in countries specializing in pollution-intensive industries, highlights a severe collective action problem that is yet to be solved by the international community. With the height of globalization, the implications of the global political economy on the environment […]

A Glimpse into Locked Shields 2019

In order to stay relevant and effective, international organizations and alliances must adapt to present-day challenges. While an organization’s broad mandate and purpose will generally stay the same over time, its objectives and instruments are often revised due to the constantly changing state of international relations. A recent development that has substantially altered global affairs […]

How the Canadian Armed Forces Protect Canadians from Flooding

As a result of heavy rain and melting snow throughout April, Quebec continues to face the consequences of significant flooding. As of May 13th, thousands are still recovering, with the Laurentians and Outaouais being the most affected. Flooding has also occurred throughout Ontario and New Brunswick, causing officials to keep close watch over the rivers […]