In December, 2022, the Canadian Minister of National Defence, Anita Anand, presented a report to the Canadian parliament that related the progress of the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) efforts at reform in the face of widespread reports of sexual assault in its ranks. The last three years have seen the resignation of many high-level Canadian defence officials, Read More…
A look into the issue of retention and culture in the Canadian Armed Forces
During operations in Afghanistan, mustering enough qualified linguists proved a constant challenge for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). These difficulties point to larger problems with how the CAF—and Canada—approach strategic languages.
On June 29, 2021 the NATO Association of Canada hosted a panel discussion with Lieutenant-Colonel Melanie Lake, Task force Commander of Operation UNIFIER and Mr. Rouslan Kats, Counsellor for Political and Public Affairs at the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine. Our esteemed guests discussed the ways in which their work helps to build capacity in Read More…
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.
Lily Jia reviews Roger Trinquier’s book “Modern Warfare: A French View of Counterinsurgency”. To successfully counteract insurgent attacks, a combination of security, political, and information efforts is crucial.
What has Canada Contributed to NATO? In this article Sivan Ghasem examines Canada’s role in the development of NATO’s political consultations and the lasting impact of their continued commitment in NATO operations.
A three-part article analyses Canada’s diplomatic, economic and military policies to address the challenges and opportunities for the Asia-Pacific region.
Is Canada’s commitment to North American defence enough to face new challenges in security and immigration, trade, and threats to global peace?
NAOC Director Jeff Hull on BNN speaking about Canada’s role in NATO in countering cyber attacks.