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…
5. Authors of the NCC
A list of authors, past and present
Battling Canadian Food Insecurity with Fermentation
In this article, Mia Kruger highlights new technology that battles food insecurity and provides a look into the impact this could have on Canadian society.
Canada, NATO, and Burden Sharing: An Editorial Introduction
Burden sharing and NATO’s two per cent pledge are contentious topics in Canada and across the alliance. In this essay, Christopher Maternowski introduces a series of essays on the subject from Anessa Kimball, Elliot Hughes, and Benjamin Zyla.
Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine and its Effect on Women
In this article, Maya Gandhi examines the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Ukrainian women, from their military involvement to a regional rise in gender-based violence.
The Women of Al-Shabaab
A recent news story by the United Nations stated that Al-Shabaab, an insurgent group seeking to establish an Islamic state in Somalia, contributed to a 60% increase in civilian deaths between 2021 and 2022. Due to their violent methods of control, the group exerts a large amount of influence on the Somalian public. Specifically, they Read More…
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.
International Women’s Day: The Past and the Present
In this article, Maya Gandhi traces the history of International Women’s Day, from its roots in the Women’s Suffrage movement to the nature of the activism it inspires today.
From Benazir Bhutto to Jacinda Ardern: Perceptions of Female Prime Ministers
On January 19, 2023, Jacinda Ardern, the 40th prime minister of New Zealand, announced her resignation. As prime minister, she led New Zealand through incredibly difficult times as they faced the Christchurch terrorist attacks, the White Island volcanic eruption, and the Covid-19 pandemic. She was also only the second elected world leader to give birth Read More…
Sexual Abuse in South Sudan: Accountability and Non-Recurrence
When the individuals that claim to provide comfort and support resort to exploitation and abuse, where do those searching for refuge go? Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) cite, established in December 2013 in South Sudan, is home to approximately 37,000 people seeking help from the dangerous political atmosphere surrounding them; however, the reality of certain Read More…
What Could the Chinese Surveillance Balloon Mean for Canadian Security?
Mia Kruger rehashes February’s #BalloonIncident, and provides us with a closer look at Canadian airspace security.