NATO Field School Series

Losing the Narrative? The Struggle of the Canadian Armed Forces to Shape its Image

How will the Canadian Armed Forces restore its image? In this article, Jack Burnham considers how the recent sexual misconduct scandals, the war in Afghanistan, and the threat of information warfare shape the public’s perception of the military.

Canadian Armed Forces Willow Hillman

Canadian Defence Procurement and Civil-Military Relations

In this article, Willow Hillman, considers the utility that developing a military covenant similar to the United Kingdom’s would have for the Canadian Armed Forces’ ability to maintain effectiveness as well as professionally contribute to mending the shoddy defence procurement process.

Canadian Armed Forces Willow Hillman

National Concerns In Local Matters: How Flood Management Can Cause Big Waves For CAF

In this article, Bracebridge native Willow Hillman employs the example of the Muskoka River Watershed Area in the wake of Flood 2019 to consider the national implications of local resource management for the Canadian Armed Forces and Operation LENTUS deployments.

Canadian Armed Forces Farzin Bakhtiar Uncategorized

How the Canadian Armed Forces Protect Canadians from Flooding

As a result of heavy rain and melting snow throughout April, Quebec continues to face the consequences of significant flooding. As of May 13th, thousands are still recovering, with the Laurentians and Outaouais being the most affected. Flooding has also occurred throughout Ontario and New Brunswick, causing officials to keep close watch over the rivers Read More…

Julia Schaumer Women in Security

16 Days Campaign: Interview with Commodore Rebecca Patterson

For NAOC’s final contribution to the 16 Days Campaign, Julia Schaumer has sat down with Commodore Rebecca Patterson to find out a little more about Operation HONOUR and what the Canadian Armed Forces are doing about the issue of sexual misconduct in the military.

Canadian Armed Forces Isabelle Ava-Pointon

The Canadian Armed Forces Commemorate the Last Hundred Days of WWI

As the centenary of the First World War draws to a close, the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of Defence have stepped up their programs of remembrance. Commemoration is a political act that signals to partners and competitors that Canada remembers its past military successes engages with its heritage, and is ready to serve again in the future if necessary.