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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 release of the NATO Secretary General’s 2016 Annual Report it’s clear to see why the United States is generally fed-​up with most of its NATO allies who it accuses of spending far too little on defence. But the…
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CDA Institute Analyst Oksana Drozdova provides a brief history of the Royal Military College Saint-​Jean and its return to a university status. On 17 May 2016, the Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, announced that the Royal Military College Saint-​Jean (RMC Saint-​Jean) would once again grant university-​level degrees. Previously, there was only one degree-​granting military university in the country, the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC), in Kingston, Ontario, with the…
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L’analyste de l’Institut de la CAD, Oksana Drozdova, fournit un aperçu de l’histoire du Collège militaire royal de Saint-​Jean et de son retour au statut universitaire. Le ministre de la Défense nationale Harjit Sajjan a annoncé le 17 mai 2016 que le Collège militaire royal de Saint-​Jean (CMR Saint-​Jean) allait de nouveau accorder des diplômes de niveau universitaire. Avant cela, le Collège militaire royal du Canada (CMRC), à Kingston, en Ontario,…
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CDA Institute Research Manager and Senior Editor David McDonough and CEO Tony Battista have an op-​ed in iPolitics exploring Canadian defence requirements and possible trade-​offs. We are pleased to have permission to repost the op-​ed on our Blog: The Forum. As the Trudeau government pursues its review of Canada’s defence policy, an interesting debate is emerging in defence policy circles — between those who want to pull back from the world…
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CDA Institute Research Fellow Richard Shimooka explores what Canada’s experience at Vimy Ridge can tell us about its future military role. Last Saturday marked Vimy Ridge Day, the 99th anniversary of the battle on the Western front of First World War. Routinely cited as the birth of the Canadian national identity separate from Britain, perhaps more directly, it left an indelible mark on Canadian military culture. It emphasized perseverance through immense…
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