In late August, 2022, Canada hosted NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on a two-day visit to Alberta and Nunavut. He toured the Canadian High Arctic Research Station, the North Warning System Site, and met with First Nations leaders and CAF personnel. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accompanied him on his visit and spoke about Canada’s commitment to NATO and Read More…
Warming climates, emerging natural resources, and intensifying geopolitical threats have made the Arctic an area of great political tension, but Canada does not yet have a strategy to deal with these challenges. Can the country afford to lag behind other Arctic and “Near-Arctic” states in planning for the future of its security?
Inequality, legacies of colonialism, and a lack of modern infrastructure cause residents of Canada’s Arctic to experience higher rates of food insecurity than the rest of the country. Canada needs to create a comprehensive Arctic strategy that addresses food insecurity, the factors contributing to it, and the growing international tension in the Arctic.
HMS Queen Elizabeth’s maiden voyage to the South China Sea is indicative of the UK’s new global posture. But is it spreading itself too thin? Elliott Simpson presents the pros and cons of the UK’s recent tilt to Asia, and to a modern military.
Following the productive 2021 G7 and NATO Summits, Eric Jackson explores two overlapping security issues addressed by the nations and identifies areas for future improvement.
In this article, author Mary Peplinski discusses the shortfalls of Canada’s Arctic policy relating to infrastructure development and national defense. The article also discusses the implications and consequences for northern communities and the Canadian public if a stronger stance towards Canadian Arctic sovereignty is not adopted.
What are the takeaways for Canada’s security in Budget 2021? In this article, Eric Jackson explores the implications of the new federal budget on military spending and Canadian operations abroad.
Watch the recording on our YouTube channel here! We are excited to be hosting a virtual discussion with H.E. Hanne Fugl Eskjær, Denmark’s Ambassador to Canada on May 11th at 2 PM ET! The discussion will focus on Canada-Denmark relations, security interests, transatlantic relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also Read More…
Samer Khurshid details Canada’s Arctic Doctrine pertaining to Sovereignty, security and Regional Economic Development.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been a contentious topic in international affairs since it was announced by President Xi Jinping in 2013. The mega-project aiming to connect Central Asia, Europe, and Africa via economic trade routes has received mixed responses from the international community for its lofty goals. Despite criticism about the plan’s Read More…