EP 075: Fighter jets delay and Canadian Rangers losing out on health benefits
Dec18

EP 075: Fighter jets delay and Canadian Rangers losing out on health benefits

In this episode, pushing back on delivery date for new fighter jets, Canadian Rangers losing out on health benefits and Vanguard is gearing up to host the Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018.     Show Notes: The Royal Canadian Air Force may have to keep its ageing CF-18s airborne even longer than already expected after industry sources warned that the...

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EP 074: Companies vying for CSC and Canada reacting to the North Korea threat
Dec13

EP 074: Companies vying for CSC and Canada reacting to the North Korea threat

In this episode, we take a look at the RFPs that were submitted for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program and with the North Korea threat, Canada has set aside two bunkers at military bases.     Show Notes: The Navantia Team The Navantia team has made an announcement of the submission of its proposal. The team, which is...

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EP 073: Illegal border crossers, Russia’s inference in Kosovo and its interest in the Arctic
Dec05

EP 073: Illegal border crossers, Russia’s inference in Kosovo and its interest in the Arctic

In this episode, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about how nearly half of illegal border-crossers into Canada are from Haiti, the president of Kosovo says that Russia’s interference in Kosovo has implications for Canada and why is Russia sending robotic submarines to the Arctic?     Show Notes For the last nine months, over 14,000 refugee claims were made by people...

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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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EP 71: New Peace Support Training Centre; a police website hacked in Saskatchewan; and Commanders’ Conference of American Armies
Nov21

EP 71: New Peace Support Training Centre; a police website hacked in Saskatchewan; and Commanders’ Conference of American Armies

In this episode, the opening of the new Peace Support Training Centre at Canadian Forces Base in Kingston, a look at the recently concluded 32nd Commanders’ Conference of American Armies and a police website has been hacked in Saskatchewan by supporters of the Islamic State. Show Notes: Last week, member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, Mark Gerretsen,...

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EP 70: Iron Ram 2017, Discovery Air gets CATS program and a visit to Air Mobility Training Centre in Trenton
Nov09

EP 70: Iron Ram 2017, Discovery Air gets CATS program and a visit to Air Mobility Training Centre in Trenton

In this show, Exercise IRON RAM to sharpen Canadian Army soldiers combat skills, Discovery Air Defence has been awarded the contract for the CATS program, and hear about Marcello Sukhdeo’s visit to the Air Mobility Training Centre in Trenton.   Show Notes: About 2,400 soldiers from the Canadian Army that are a part of the 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade...

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