Canadians are proud contributors to international peace and security. Eric Jackson tells the story of Sgt Donnie McDonald, an Imagery Technician deployed to Latvia for over seven months as part of Operation REASSURANCE.
Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is set to outline the NATO 2030 initiative to the 30 NATO member countries next week. In prep, Eric Jackson highlights the NATO 2030 Young Leaders’ recommendations on how to strengthen the Alliance.
We were honoured to host a virtual discussion with H.E. Enrique Ruiz Molero, Ambassador of Spain to Canada on May 25th at 10 AM ET! The event was hosted by Dr. Tina Park, Vice-President of the NATO Association of Canada. View the conversation on our YouTube channel here. The discussion focused on Canada-Spain relations, security Read More…
Air policing, a peacetime collective defense mission, is a NATO initiative for safeguarding the “integrity of the NATO Alliance Member’s Airspace”. As this initiative is one tied to the founding principles of the NATO treaty, it further binds members together in a defense coalition. Falling in line with the principles of collective security, NATO members Read More…
States are under no legal obligation to allow independence referendums, but should still allow them, writes Aidan Simardone.
As the situation in Catalonia continues to develop, our editor’s comment on the Spanish government’s response.
In 1995, Canada and Spain entered into a maritime dispute off the eastern coast of Canada. Canadian warships intercepted and seized Spanish fishing vessels not obeying the quotas of multilateral institutions tasked with fostering intergovernmental cooperation in the area. This conflict, dubbed the Turbot War, is an example of Canada use of unilateral force when multilateralism fell short. Lessons from this case should be applied to the changing Far North.
Michael looks into the potential impact of Catalonian independence on the economic future of Spain and Catalonia
Many members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] are also members of the European Monetary Union [EMU]. This article will take a look at an often overlooked block of European Union economies, the Growth and Stability Pact (GSP). What is it? Simply put, the Growth and Stability Pact (GSP) is an agreement to commit, Read More…
In this multi-part series, Michael Oshell investigates the economic health and outlook of Europe’s largest economies.