EP 072: Latest border emergency exercise, CAF to train Iraqi security forces and Canada’s smart pledge
Nov29

EP 072: Latest border emergency exercise, CAF to train Iraqi security forces and Canada’s smart pledge

In this episode, hear about Canada and U.S latest border emergency exercise, CAF to deliver explosive threat training to Iraqi security forces, and Canada’s smart pledge approach to UN peacekeeping operations. Show Notes As home of the longest international border in the world, Canada and the United States have been working to be prepared to coordinate effective emergency responses...

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Auditor General’s Report: ‘The Royal Military College of Canada risks becoming just another university’
Nov22

Auditor General’s Report: ‘The Royal Military College of Canada risks becoming just another university’

The recent Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada on the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC), concludes that unless National Defence resolves issues highlighted in its report, then the RMC “risks becoming just another university and not providing the Canadian Armed Forces with the leaders it requires.” Founded in 1874, the RMC is operated by National Defence...

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NAFTA re-negotiations
Nov10

NAFTA re-negotiations

It has been hard to ignore what is happening in the United States right now, as Trudeau senior once said, it is “the elephant sleeping next to us, a small Canadian flea, that feels everything.” Furthermore, now the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations are starting with comments in the media every day, including threats from President Trump...

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AIAC elects Cynthia Garneau, President of Bell Helicopter Textron Canada as new Chair
Nov07

AIAC elects Cynthia Garneau, President of Bell Helicopter Textron Canada as new Chair

Earlier today, the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) announced the appointment of Cynthia Garneau, President of Bell Helicopter Textron Canada, as Chair of the AIAC Board of Directors. Garneau, who is responsible for Bell Helicopter Textron Canada’s Mirabel operations, is taking over from David Gossen, President of IMP Aerospace & Defence, who served as Chair of the AIAC...

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QinetiQ Canada appoints new managing director
Oct24

QinetiQ Canada appoints new managing director

QinetiQ announced earlier today the appointment of Robert Aubé as Managing Director of its Canadian operations. Headquartered in the UK, QinetiQ, a leading science, and engineering company, operating primarily in the defence, security and aerospace markets, is looking to expand its reach in Canada with the appointment of Aubé. In his previous job as VP – Engineering and Operations...

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EP 67: Changes in leadership at DND and CAF says farewell to Commander-in-Chief
Oct10

EP 67: Changes in leadership at DND and CAF says farewell to Commander-in-Chief

In this episode, the CAF bids farewell to the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, also, some insights from John Mannarino, Vanguard’s latest Game Changer and changes to the civilian leadership of the Department of National Defence.   Show Notes: General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, and the CAF community bid farewell to His Excellency the Right...

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