In 1995, Canada and Spain entered into a maritime dispute off the eastern coast of Canada. Canadian warships intercepted and seized Spanish fishing vessels not obeying the quotas of multilateral institutions tasked with fostering intergovernmental cooperation in the area. This conflict, dubbed the Turbot War, is an example of Canada use of unilateral force when multilateralism fell short. Lessons from this case should be applied to the changing Far North.
What do Canadians need to know about procurement? Elise Wagner delves into the essential knowledge that everyone should realize about the process that shapes foreign policy.
The HMCS Athabaskan has had a long successful career. With the destroyer’s retirement looming, Canada’s Navy will face significant limitations on its capabilities for the next several years.
Naval procurement has long been ignored by the Canadian government and public. Now new investments may indicate a brighter future.
With Exercise Tradewinds successfully concluded, Paul Pryce discusses the deep roots of Canada’s defence relationship with Jamaica.