Canada’s military colleges are widely seen as clinging to a bygone era, so how and why does the status quo continue to prevail? Dr Danic Parenteau and LGen Michel Maisonneuve (retired) propose that RMC and RMC Saint-Jean reset to Military Academies.
Chief of the Defence Staff General Wayne Eyre concluded the 2022 meeting of the Arctic Chiefs of Defence in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Canada hosted representatives from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and the United States to share lessons learned from ongoing Arctic operations and to coordinate enhanced cooperation.
Keeping Russia "at bay" is not a solution to the carnage happening in Ukraine. With Russia firing 10 times the amount of ammunition than Ukraine, Putin knows he will win, unless something changes.
It is now 11 years since I served in Afghanistan, and almost a year since those who helped us were abandoned to the increasing brutality of Taliban rule, it's time the govt cut the red tape and made good on its promises.
Eight million in new defence spending and "a swift defence policy review", are part of the latest pledge to better equip the CAF for an increasingly complicated global environment.
As a general description of the Government’s intended policy agenda going forward, the following Throne Speech extracts are of potential relevance to Safety & Security readers.
Israel may ask Canada to extend its participation in the Multinational Force and Observers in the Sinai Peninsula beyond the current 2022 plan if the Pentagon eliminates or reduces American participation.
As a former police trainer in Afghanistan, I heard from one of my interpreters who was in dire and immediate fear for his life. Canada has forsaken its duty to protect those who had helped us at great personal risk to themselves and their families.
Afghans once put their lives and those of their families at risk to assist the Canadian Forces mission in Afghanistan in the hopes of a better future. While the Taliban threatens to make grisly examples of those left behind, our govt demands a lengthy documentation and validation process. Something is wrong with this picture.
Even though Israeli border police and transportation officials strongly discourage travel to the West Bank, travelling in an around the area was an incredible cultural adventure.
An analysis federal plans and main estimates for the following: Public Safety Canada; RCMP; CBSA; CSC; Justice, CCG; Indigenous Services; Women and Gender Equality; GAC / International Development; Transport Canada; and DND.
In a fiery speech, Major Barbara Maisonneuve (retired) addressed the Cadet Wing and staff at RMC Saint-Jean in 2018. Her cautionary "common sense approach" to human relations is even more relevant today.