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Roundtable Summary: Improvements to the New Veterans Charter and the Successful Transition from Military to Civilian Life
The following is a summary of the CDA Institute roundtable “Improvements to the New Veterans Charter and the Successful Transition from Military to Civilian Life” with Ombudsmen Guy Parent and Gary Walbourne, held in Ottawa on 02 February 2015. The l…
The Winter 2015 Edition of ON TRACK is Now Available!
Ottawa, 6 February 2015 – The CDA Institute is pleased to release the latest issue of ON TRACK, which features the top three papers from its 17th Annual Graduate Student Symposium as part of its Vimy Paper series. The three authors featured – all gra…
Summary: NATO Secretary General’s 2014 Annual Report
NATO released its annual Secretary General’s Report at the end of January, discussing NATO’s involvement in global affairs over the past year and a look forward into 2020. The following are some the highlights and key points from the report: Ru…
David Perry Presents to House Committee on National Defence
The Conference of Defence Associations Institute is proud to recognize Dave Perry’s Presentation to the House Committee on National Defence regarding the Defence of North America on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 3:35pm. Perry discussed the findings …
2014 Strategic Outlook Highlighted in Global Think Tank Rankings
The Conference of Defence Associations Institute is pleased to announce that the 2014 edition of its Strategic Outlook for Canada was highlighted in the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. This report, produced by the University of Pennsy…
The Struggle Against ISIS
CDA Institute Board Member, Dr. John Scott Cowan, suggests that although the pessimistic attitude about the Middle East may make it difficult for Canadians, we must accept we are at war with ISIS and become more resolved in our efforts to combat this…
New Vimy Paper 21 by Dave Perry
Ottawa, 14 January 2015 – The Conference of Defence Associations Institute is pleased to release Vimy Paper 21, in cooperation with The Macdonald-​Laurier Institute: Putting the ‘Armed’ Back Into the Canadian Arm…
2014 Ross Munro Media Award Winner – Louie Palu
The CDA Institute, in partnership with the Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute, is pleased to announce that Mr. Louie Palu has been unanimously selected as the recipient of the CDA Institute Ross Munro Media Award for 2014. 19 December …
A New Model of Terrorism: The Rapidly Expanding Caliphate of ISIL
Since early January 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has steadily accumulated large swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq through tactical militant advances. ISIL’s financial and military expansion techniques represent a new model of t…
Roundtable Summary: Taiwan and China in Times of Growing Regional Instability
The following is a summary of the CDA Institute roundtable on the subject of “Taiwan and China in Times of Growing Regional Instability” held in Ottawa on 3 December 2014. The lecture focused on the s…

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