Canada Defence

Common Defence With U.S. Won't Harm Sovereignty: Nicholson

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - A more integrated common defence strategy with the United States isn't a threat to Canada's sovereignty, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said...

Cuts To Defence Budget Run Deeper Than Thought

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper has been one of the toughest-talking leaders throughout the Ukraine crisis, yet newly released figures show National Defence i...

Canada Urged To Boost Defence Spending By NATO Chief

CBC | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Politics

NATO's outgoing secretary general is repeating his call for member countries like Canada to boost their defence spending in response to the &...

Canada's Defence Diplomacy Hurt By Tight Budget, Report Says

CBC | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada Politics

Overstretched staff and drastic cuts to travel and hospitality are compromising Canada’s defence diplomacy program, considered a crucial tool for a...

Why I Am Still a Republican

David Frum | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada Politics
David Frum

For three years, my political party has veered in a direction I cannot follow. And if the GOP insists on framing the 2012 election as a ballot question on fiscal and monetary austerity, or if they nominate somebody manifestly incompetent to do the job of president, they're going to lose me -- and a lot more people.

Here Comes The New Fleet. Now, How To Fly Them...

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadian fighter pilots selected to fly the new F-35 could find themselves trained by either the Americans or a private contractor, according...

Talking to Kids About 9/11

Golnar Khosrowshahi | Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada
Golnar Khosrowshahi

Sanctioned or not, most children are inevitably exposed to some form of imagery depicting the events of Sept. 11. How does a parent explain that day while still dwelling on the shock?

Report Calls For New Defence Procurement Agency

The Ottawa Citizen | Posted 09.03.2011 | Canada Politics

The Harper government should create a new defence procurement agency to oversee the estimated $240 billion worth of military equipment the Conservativ...