Space Capabilities: June/July 2018 issue
Jul04

Space Capabilities: June/July 2018 issue

We are excited to share with you the June/July issue of Vanguard. In this issue, we have an interview with Colonel Cameron Stoltz, Director of Space Requirements, Royal Canadian Air Force. Other stories in this issue: UK’s combat-close PPPs: Multi-role tanker capability By Ugurhan G. Berkok Walls have ears: Why culture and process matter in improving cyber security By...

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Bookcase: Leading the Unleadable
Jun27

Bookcase: Leading the Unleadable

Your team probably includes some difficult people. You may not have chosen them – they could have been inherited – but they are your responsibility, even if at times you don’t know what to do. Should you shunt them off onto a project? Chastise them in public? Ignore the situation and hope the team handles it? Minimize their responsibilities?...

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Game Changer: Erinn van Wynsberghe, President & CEO, VanWyn Aerospace Logistics
Jun21

Game Changer: Erinn van Wynsberghe, President & CEO, VanWyn Aerospace Logistics

Vanguard’s latest Game Changer is Erinn van Wynsberghe. He founded VanWyn Aerospace Logistics a few years ago by developing a concept. “My start-up company’s project began when I developed the concept of a high-altitude, geostationary payload platform as part of my graduate thesis,” he said. He went on to relate that it started out as a theoretical project in...

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Game Changer: Dr. Francis Dubé, Director, Zenyatta Ventures Ltd.
Jun19

Game Changer: Dr. Francis Dubé, Director, Zenyatta Ventures Ltd.

Dr. Francis Dubé started out in the industry as an activist shareholder who saw a significant asset in the Albany Graphite deposit but yet at the same time shareholders have seen five years of negative return on investment. That prompted a group of like-minded investors, Dr. Dubé explained, that decided to act to turn there company around. They then...

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LGen Michael Rouleau takes command of CJOC
Jun14

LGen Michael Rouleau takes command of CJOC

At a ceremony in Ottawa yesterday, Lieutenant-General Michael Rouleau officially took over from Lieutenant-General Stephen Bowes, command of the Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC). The Change of Command ceremony was officiated by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, at the Cartier Square Drill Hall in front of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and distinguished guests. “In selecting...

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Bookcase: The Silo Effect
Jun13

Bookcase: The Silo Effect

Government is replete with silos. Like the weather, everyone complains about them but nobody does much to change it. And if they try, they often find the silos sturdier than expected. That’s why Gillian Tett’s The Silo Effect is an interesting book for government executives. Primarily about business, it still includes government, which is rare in leadership epistles. And...

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