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Minister Sajjan concludes Middle East visit amid rising tension
Jan21

Minister Sajjan concludes Middle East visit amid rising tension

Last Friday, Canadian Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan concluded a visit to the Middle East, where he met with top dignitaries and military personnel. The visit comes on the heels of the rising tension in the region.  In Kuwait, he met with Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense for Kuwait. Their discussion...

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Surviving PTSD, a soldier’s journey
Jan13

Surviving PTSD, a soldier’s journey

Post-traumatic stress disorder or as is commonly called, PTSD, is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it, according to the Mayo Clinic. Some of the symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about a terrifying event. Some who have gone through traumatic events...

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Best Defence Provides a Platform to Help SMEs Grow
Dec13

Best Defence Provides a Platform to Help SMEs Grow

The eighth annual Best Defence Conference was held over two days in early November in London, Ontario. As a defence and advanced manufacturing event, Best Defence brings participants from across Canada and includes international delegates from the UK, Germany, Israel and the U.S.  Held on November 5-6, the conference and exhibition event provided attendees with insights about Canadian defence...

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Converting tactical data for operational needs
Dec03

Converting tactical data for operational needs

Data of and by itself is of no use unless it is converted into useful information that will help to increase knowledge and inspire decision making. Data is a buzzword that has bombarded us for the past few years. Everyone talks about data. Governments, militaries, and industries globally are embracing data. But even in this new era of data...

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How digitization can help drive business and operational processes for the CAF
Nov25

How digitization can help drive business and operational processes for the CAF

Digitization, according to Gartner Glossary “is the process of changing from analog to digital form.” It is used by both industry and government to convert information into a digitized format, which is processed, stored and transmitted by computers so that it can be easily used. As a side note, digitization is different from digitalization. Digitization is about converting information,...

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Vanguard Oct/Nov 2019 Edition
Oct24

Vanguard Oct/Nov 2019 Edition

We are excited to share with you the October/November 2019 edition of Vanguard. In this issue, read more about FAcT and RPAS as Canada continues to equip the Canadian Armed Forces, the Space Problem, and the future of Aerospace in Canada. Articles include:FAcT to Deliver Relevant, Flexible and Effective Aircrew Training Solution An interview with Colonel Pete Saunders, Director...

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