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Engage, Exchange, Educate (E3) 6-8 May 2019 Since 1987, the Conference of Defence Association’s Institute has contributed to defence and security discussions across Canada and strived to recognize excellence when and where it occurs. Engage, Exchange, Educate (E3) is...read more
In the latest CDA Institute Vimy Paper, Andris Banka of Çağ University explores Canada's role as lead nation in NATO's enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battle-group in Latvia and the part deterrence plays in shoring up the security of the Baltic republics. ...read more
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Matthew Wiseman discusses the world of Canadian international history and exciting new developments for those scholars and members of the public looking to access declassified...read more
The CDA Institute, in partnership with Women in International Security Canada (WIIS-Canada), hosted a round-table on December 5, 2018 at the KPMG offices in Ottawa, as part of the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence. Canada has long been at...read more
With the recent release of the Auditor General's report on Canada's Fighter Force, it is once again a timely moment to reflect on Canadian defence procurement. Retired senior RCAF officer and former NORAD deputy commander, Lieutenant General (Ret'd) Louis...read more
Research analyst Roger Hilton provides his insights into the recent NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Annual Session in Halifax. Given the low level of satisfaction of parliamentarians throughout the Euro-Atlantic area, one could be forgiven for assuming...read more
Photo credit: Express This is the second in a new series of blog entries exploring the work of emerging graduate students examining Canada’s armed forces and defence and security issues. In “A Path for Canada’s P/CVE Efforts,” University of Alberta...read more
From the Editor In this issue of ON TRACK, we review a range of critical issues in Canadian defence policy and important developments in international security that will undoubtedly have repercussions for many years to come. Executive management consultant...read more
Carroll, Michael K and Greg Donaghy, From Kinshasa to Kandahar: Canada and Fragile States in Historical Perspective (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2016). Reviewed by Adam Finzi Canada’s legacy of intervening in fragile states is both an enduring part of its...read more
the forum Independent views on defence and security INF Treaty: A Cold War Relic Unsuited to Today’s Strategic Reality By Joe Varner Despite the hysteria from arms control advocates, the Trump Administration’s announced planned withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate...read more
Kellen Kurschinski, Steve Marti, Alicia Robinet, Matt Symes, and Jonathan F. Vance, editors. The Great War: From Memory to History. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2015. Pp. 427. Reviewed by Richard Roy This book is a collection of scholarly essays...read more
Review of Kevin Quigley, Ben Bisset, and Bryan Mills, Too Critical to Fail: How Canada Manages Threats to Critical Infrastructure. (McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal and Ottawa, 2017), Reviewed by Dr. Robert Martyn. The book opens with a dedication to the...read more
Over the past decade, the cyber security of elections and democratic institutions has become a critical issue both at home and globally. Canadian elections have proved to be relatively robust so far. Be that as it may, in 2017 Canada’s Communications...read more
The CDA Institute, in collaboration with the 13th Defence and Security Economists Workshop, hosted two panel discussions on the themes of Building Security and Defence in the Canadian Economy and a discussion of the book Small Wars, Big Data, published by...read more
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