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Defending North America: Reflections of a Canadian who served at the heart of NORAD

Canadians may know Canada is a part of NORAD; but why are we involved? The NATO Association’s own Scott Burns spoke with Major-General Ian Patrick, former Director of NORAD Combat Operations from 1989-1992 in order to find out

The NATO Association of Canada (NAOC): A Timeline

Canada’s Relationship with the United States: A National Security Perspective

Assessing NATO’s Interventions in Afghanistan and Libya

Canada, NATO, and Collaborative Partnerships for Global Security and Peace with Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGOs)

Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy: An Overdue Conversation

Canada has recently published its long-awaited Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS), which provides a comprehensive roadmap for managing opportunities and mitigating threats in the region. There are plenty of each: the opportunities to increase trade, bilateral foreign direct investment (FDI), and “person-to-person” connectivity (i.e., educational exchanges or cultural programs) are extensive across the theatre. Similarly, however, the Read More…

North Korean Arms Sales to Russia – We Should Pay Attention

Canada’s National Economic Security Lens: Is it aimed at China?

The Taiwan Visit: Canada moving past megaphone diplomacy for its Indo-Pacific Strategy?

2022 Halifax International Security Forum: Unity Inspired By The Spirit of the Ukrainians

What’s Up, Doc?: The Viral Spread of the Digital Infodemic

In his speech at the Munich Security Conference on February 15, 2020, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated: “we’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic.” Social media platforms are flooded with false information, half-truths, and conspiracy theories, all of which shaped the online environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. This, coupled with post-truth politics, Read More…

Battling Canadian Food Insecurity with Fermentation

The CAF’s Sexual Misconduct Settlement: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward

NATO on the Iranian Protests and its Struggle Against a Double-Edged Nuclear Deal

Stoltenberg’s Warning for Canada

Criminalizing Gender Apartheid: the Solution to the Oppression of Women?

In this article, Maya Gandhi examines racial apartheid in South Africa and highlights the campaign End Gender Apartheid, which advocates for an expansion of the definition of apartheid to include gender-based discrimination.

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine and its Effect on Women

The Women of Al-Shabaab

International Women’s Day: The Past and the Present

From Benazir Bhutto to Jacinda Ardern: Perceptions of Female Prime Ministers

Have Canadian Pensions Priced In China’s Geopolitical Uncertainty?

Have Canadian Pensions Priced in China’s Geopolitical Uncertainty? Matthew D’Amico examines how Canadian pensions are tied to China.

DIANA: Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic

ChatGPT –  Are there Security Concerns?

NATO’s Role in the Grain Gain from Ukraine

Did you know? 9 Facts About Money Laundering in Canada Infographic

Who is Responsible for Protecting Canada’s Critical Infrastructure: A Conversation with Imraan Bashir

Imraan Bashir is Partner and National Public Sector Cyber Lead at KPMG in Canada. Prior to joining KPMG, Imraan directed the policy, strategy, implementation, and oversight of Government of Canada enterprise-wide cyber initiatives, including leadership of key programs such as cloud security and digital identity. Imraan was named one of the world’s top 100 most Read More…

The Importance of Cyber Security Vigilance: The  Experience of Ukraine  

Did you know? 9 Facts About Money Laundering in Canada Infographic

Who Will Save the Internet from China?

AI’s Impact on Society and Security

A Disastrous Combination: Emergency Events and Online Mis-/Disinformation

What are the lasting impacts of mis and disinformation during the occurrence of and directly following a disaster or emergency? In this article, Emma Curtis touches upon the disinformation present in the cycle of disaster, as well as the consequences of fake news and false reporting.

Nothing is Foreign Here: China, Japan, and the Influence of Narratives within American Policymaking

From the Internet to Ashes: Disinformation and the Tigray War

No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy? The Marine Corps’ New Information Warfare Strategy

“A Splendid Little War” Great Power Competition, Disinformation, and the Spanish-American War

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Special Publication

The NATO Association of Canada has released its Winter 2023 special publication.

In Navigating a Global Crisis: Climate Change and NATO, ed. Christopher Maternowski, leading authorities offer insights on what rising temperatures mean for international security and NATO. The volume explores the many ways in which climate change constitutes an urgent concern for the international community and a threat on which NATO and other intergovernmental organizations must increasingly collaborate and act.

Special Publication

Special Publication

The NATO Association is proud to present its most recent special publication, Towards Coexistence and Cooperation: NATO and China.

This three-part publication seeks to bridge the understanding of strategic priorities and values between NATO and China and determine pathways for peaceful coexistence.

Click the image to read the third and final report under this publication titled “The Ambitions of the People’s Republic of China: An Opportunity and a Threat to the Rules-Based International Order” by H. Olivia Hamilton and Ruben Barragan. Together examine China's relationship with multilateral agencies within the United Nations and make recommendations for enhancing cooperation.

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NATÔ Canada! Podcast

In this series, the NATO Association of Canada in partnership with the NATO Research Group out of the University of Toronto, explore issues related to security, prosperity, and the international rules-based order.

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