Super Hornets, eh? Canadian Airpower falls short on North American Defense
CDA Institute readers will be interested in the recent publication in War on the Rocks of an article on the recent Super Hornet announcement by Richard Shimooka, one of our Research Fellows, and Gary Schaub Jr.
CDA Institute Analysis (in cooperation with MLI)
“Beyond the Movies: The Value Proposition of Canada’s Special Operations Forces” by Christian Leuprecht and H. Christian Breede
ON TRACK
The Winter 2016/​17 Edition of ON TRACK is now available.
CDA Institute Analysis
“The Liberal Government of Justin Trudeau and Canadian Defence Policy” by Andrew Richter
CDA Institute Analysis
“Standing On Guard? A Benchmark Comparison of Canada’s National Security Architecture” by Charles Davies
2016 Vimy Award
The CDA Institute’s 2016 Vimy Award was presented to Dr. James A Boutilier at the Vimy Award Gala Dinner at the Canadian War Museum, Ottawa on 4 November.
Annual Graduate Student Symposium
The next symposium will be held on October 1213, 2017. Register today.

From the Blog

KPMG Event Summary (DND, CAF and Strategic Governance)
Introduction: In the first event of a four-​part series for the CDA Institute – in collaboration with KPMG – three panelists discussed the Department of National Defence, the Canadian Armed Forces, the joint-​headquarters linking the organizations and…
NATO: There’s more to burden sharing than 2 percent
CDA Institute Guest Contributor Chris Kilford, a Fellow at the Centre for International and Defence Policy at Queen’s University, offers his analysis and insight into the complicated area of defence budgeting and allocation. With the…
What’s New at the CDA Institute, 16 March, 2017
The CDA Institute is pleased to post relevant news, articles, and commentaries on security and defence related issues from the past week. 2017 CDA & CDA INSTITUTE OTTAWA CONFERENCE MEDIA Panel/​Sp…
What’s New at the CDA Institute, 9 March, 2017
The CDA Institute is pleased to post relevant news, articles, and commentaries on security and defence related issues from the past week. CDA INSTITUTE BLOG: THE FORUM Synergistic Thoughts for Canadas Defence Policy Review: CDA Instit…
Synergistic Thoughts for Canada’s Defence Policy Review
CDA Institute Guest Contributor Eric Dion a veteran and PhD candidate in management offers his insights and synergistic thoughts for Canada’s ongoing Defence Policy Review. Canada i…
Super Hornets, eh? Canadian Airpower falls short on North American Defense
CDA Institute readers will be interested in the recent publication in War on the Rocks of an article on the recent Super Hornet announcement by Richard Shimooka, one of our Research Fellows, and Gary Schaub Jr. We have included the opening remarks as…
Turkey’s Aspirations for Long Range Missiles
Debalina Ghoshal is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Human Security Studies, Hyderabad, India. In February 2017, Jane’s revealed that Turkey’s state owned weapons manufacturing company, Roketsan, was developing long range Bora ballistic m…
Open Letter to the Prime Minister: From Former CDS and Air Force Commanders
Open Letter to the Prime Minister From Former Air Force Commanders Dear Prime Minister, As former commanders of Canada’s air force, we respectfully but urgently ask that your government not proceed with the plan to purchase a fleet of Super Hornet…
West versus East: America’s Triumph to Trump
CDA Institute Security & Defence Blogger Adnan Qaiser, a political and defence analyst with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines challenges to President Donald Trump’s international …
Trump’s first week in power and what it means for Canada
Joe Varner, former Director of Policy for the Ministers of National Defence and Justice and iFellow of the Inter University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, examines President Donald Trump’s first week in power and what it might mean for Canada.&

Support Us

The CDA Institute is seeking donors and corporate sponsors for Fiscal Year 2016/​2017 to support its research activities, events and publications, which are disseminated amongst various audiences. Read More

CDA Institute

Created in 1987, the CDA Institute is a charitable and non-​partisan research organization whose mandate is to promote informed public debate on national security and defence issues and the vital role played by the Canadian Armed Forces in our society.

Contact Us

Conference of Defence Associations/​
CDA Institute
151 Slater Street, Suite 412A
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H3
Canada

Telephone: +1 (613) 2369903