Is Canada’s commitment to North American defence enough to face new challenges in security and immigration, trade, and threats to global peace?
In five years time, The Canadian government will need to make a decision concerning the CF-18 replacements. Having an open competition where F-35s win may provide a closer scenario where Canada can acquire the right equipment, at the right price, at the right time. Must we only pick two?
Carolyn Wong explores the advantages of a strong intellectual property regime.
Are industrial and technological benefits being maximized under the The Industrial and Technological Benefits policy?
Canada faces two program options in replacing its 79 operational CF-18 Hornets: replacing them entirely with 65 new F-35s at $17 billion to $45.8 billion or repairing the current Hornets. Currently, Canada has paid the latest payment to the F-35’s Joint Strike Fighter program, delaying the imminent decision the Liberal government faces in replacing the Read More…
“Sustained early indigenous engagement is required if procurement offsets are to accrue maximum benefit to the Canadian people and economy.” Carolyn Wong discusses the need for an offset strategy for defence procurement.
Carolyn Wong discusses China’s defence spending, military ambitions, and tensions in the South China Sea.