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Comparing the U.S. and Canadian military Arctic strategies
Oct02

Comparing the U.S. and Canadian military Arctic strategies

Rhetoric is not policy until it is reflected in government documents and actions. Comparing the United States and Canadian Arctic military strategies reveals that there is much more in common than different, disproving the rhetoric that paints Canada and the United States as adversaries. Despite dissentious comments by U.S. Secretary of the Navy Spencer threatening freedom of navigation operations...

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Supply Chains and ESGs
Sep26

Supply Chains and ESGs

There is a world I have been discovering as of late – a world that is much wider than the Canadian “Industrial Technological Benefits” world, but one that has absolutely incredibly interesting crossovers, particularly for the publicly traded, international defence contractors that often work in Canada. This “world” that I’m referring to is called “ESG,” which stands for environmental,...

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The Royal Canadian Navy’s Canadian Leaders at Sea (CLaS) program
Sep17

The Royal Canadian Navy’s Canadian Leaders at Sea (CLaS) program

Only a few Canadians understand that Canada is a maritime nation and that the world’s maritime commons are as critical to today’s Canada as the supply convoys were to Second World War Britain. The world’s oceans cover 70 per cent of the earth’s surface and are our oldest, most economical and most utilized avenue of transportation of food, goods...

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Icebreakers and the Battle for the Arctic
Sep16

Icebreakers and the Battle for the Arctic

The entrance into St. Petersburg via boat in early April would have been difficult had it not been for Russia’s famous icebreaker ships that came through a few weeks earlier and broke up the ice, opening up safe shipping lanes. Russia’s icebreaker fleet in the Baltic Sea is a significant economic asset. But there’s another region where Russia’s expanding...

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Technology, Innovation and People: AJISS Prime Contractor Thales Shares Keys to Success
Sep12

Technology, Innovation and People: AJISS Prime Contractor Thales Shares Keys to Success

In 2017, the Government of Canada awarded Thales with the largest In-Service Support contract in Canada’s history. As the prime contractor for Canada’s Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships and Joint Support Ships In-Service Support (AJISS) program for up to thirty-five years, the scope of the project includes overseeing the refit, repair and maintenance of Canada’s Arctic Patrol Ships (AOPS)...

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MARITECH facilitates discussion on attracting and retaining young professionals
Sep11

MARITECH facilitates discussion on attracting and retaining young professionals

Each year, millions of young people enter the workforce, and some go on to work in the professional field. These young adults become known as young professionals. Organizations across all industries are looking at how to attract and retain these young professionals, but it is not such an easy task. Studies have shown that professionals from the millennial generation...

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