Diplomacy in the times of COVID-19: A Discussion on Security

To register click here We are excited to be holding a virtual discussion with H.E Urban Ahlin, the Swedish Ambassador to Canada, this Thursday! The discussion will primarily focus on Sweden & Canada’s Bilateral Relationship, Common Security Interests and Sweden’s management of COVID-19. It will also touch upon the importance of Arctic Partnerships and Economic […]

Politique étrangère et multilatéralisme : quel rôle joue aujourd’hui le Canada sur la scène internationale ?

L’Association Canadienne pour l’OTAN a organisé le jeudi 26 novembre une discussion virtuelle à propos du role du Canada sur la scène internationale.  Le 17 juin dernier, le Canada n’a pas rassemblé les votes nécessaires à l’obtention d’un siège au Conseil de Sécurité de l’ONU, pour la deuxième fois en dix ans. Que cet évènement […]

NATO-Area Energy Security: The Southeast European Flank

To register click here The webinar addresses the geopolitics of the energy transition on NATO’s Southeast European flank and its implications for Europe at large. European energy security requires the integration of natural gas markets in the Western Balkans and Eastern Europe. So within a broader perspective, the webinar addresses such questions as the following: […]

Should We Promote Patriotism in Schools?

Maria Zelenova – Program Editor for Canada’s NATO  What Does “Patriotic Education” Mean, Anyway? Last month, United States president Donald Trump proposed that patriotic, “pro-American” education be taught in the nation’s public schools. He recommitted to his stance against “left-wing demonstrators,” who are in his view responsible for an emerging narrative that “America is a wicked and […]

Hon. David Collenette Named Chair of the NATO Association of Canada

The NATO Association of Canada (NAOC) is pleased to announce its newly appointed Chair, the Hon. David Collenette, PC, LLD. Mr. Collenette succeeds the NAOC’s past Chair, Ms. Kathryn E Langley Hope effective October 16, 2020. The role of the NATO Association is to educate Canadians about the importance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to Canada’s peace, security and prosperity. At a crucial […]

Should NATO Stop Expanding?

The fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to the disappearance of NATO’s core purpose. Originally conceived as a collective security tool steered towards the containment of communism, the Alliance had to reassess its mission after the end of the Cold War, leading to a functional and geographical enlargement outside of its traditional boundaries. Since […]