Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had expressed concern that the risk of direct involvement by NATO forces in the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine threatened to escalate tensions and lead to a wider conflict with Russia. However, since then, he has committed Canada to bolstering Ukraine’s war effort. This raises the complex issue of whether Canada should increase defence spending Read More…
In light of the latest wave of environmental emergencies gripping the country, David Lazzam examines the possibility of introducing substantial climate security goals to our national defence policy. Do the world’s militaries have a role to play in climate change prevention?
In part one of a three part series, Alexander Sawicki explains all of the major Canadian Forces procurement projects currently underway, starting with the Royal Canadian Navy.
In this infographic, Kelsie Chasse depicts the process of deploying Canada’s Disaster Assistance Response Team and shows key points of their role in international relief.
Rejeanne Lacroix analyzes Canada’s cybersecurity structure.
Julie-Anne discusses Canada’s 2016 defence budget and the case of the missing $3.7 billion.
In a series on the history of the F-35 in Canadian defence procurement, Aleksi Korpela discusses the CF-18 replacement debate from 2005 to 2010 and the disadvantages of competitive sourcing in major defence acquisitions.
In a series on the history of the F-35 in Canadian defence procurement, Aleksi Korpela explores the creation of the Joint Strike Fighter program and the motivation for Canadian involvement from 1997-2001.
The Department of National Defence to increase spending authority on goods and services to $5 million. The change will take place in early 2016 and be instituted through a phased implementation process.
In the second part of his coverage on the CFDS, Jonas looks examines its successes and failures nearly a decade later