Jim Quick: ‘The future of Canada’s space sector is in peril without urgent action’
May18

Jim Quick: ‘The future of Canada’s space sector is in peril without urgent action’

The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) recently issued its 2017 Annual Report, Looking to the Future. This report gives an overview of AIAC’s achievements last year and takes a look at the future of the aerospace industry in Canada. “We achieved important results for our members on many fronts,” writes Jim Quick, President & CEO of AIAC in...

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Bookcase: Leading Great Meetings
May16

Bookcase: Leading Great Meetings

We curse meetings, but they are essential to today’s collaborative leadership approach. We may long to eliminate them – and no doubt some could be trimmed – but the bigger issue is to make the ones we have more effective. Richard Lent, a Boston-area consultant who has spent 25 years trying to improve his meetings, believes you can learn...

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LGen Eyre of CAF to be the first non-US General Officer serving as Deputy Commander Designate of UNC
May15

LGen Eyre of CAF to be the first non-US General Officer serving as Deputy Commander Designate of UNC

For the first time in its 68-year existence, the United Nations Command (UNC) Korea, will have a non-US General Officer serving as Deputy Commander Designate of UNC. That officer is none other than LGen Wayne D. Eyre of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). “In sending LGen Eyre as the next Deputy Commander of UNC Korea, I am dispatching an...

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Cyber ranges and benefits pairing for cyber skills development and cyber warfare
May14

Cyber ranges and benefits pairing for cyber skills development and cyber warfare

Although not new, cyber ranges have recently created a buzz with technology stakeholders and security practitioners on more than speculative benefits. In North America in particular, cyber ranges have garnered attention on their ability to solve what has become a global cyber capability issue rooted in a cyber skills shortage and a growing, long-term demand. Within this, cyber warfare...

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EP 89: The Hunt for Dynamic Satellite Communications
May08

EP 89: The Hunt for Dynamic Satellite Communications

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones chats with Brent Perrott, President of Hunter Communications. They discuss the challenges of satellite communications and how technology is winning the battle, what satellite communications is doing to help the defence industry and Hunter Communications participation at CANSEC 2018.  All this and more on this episode of Vanguard Radio. To...

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LGen Meinzinger takes over command of the RCAF
May04

LGen Meinzinger takes over command of the RCAF

In a ceremony officiated by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff in Ottawa today, Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger officially took over command of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). LGen Meinzinger is replacing the previous Commander of the RCAF, LGen Mike Hood, who retired from service. “I want to thank LGen Hood for his outstanding leadership throughout a...

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