everyone can contribute
The CDA Institute is not just about what WE bring to the discussions on security and defence for Canada, but it is what YOU can bring to them as well. There are many ways for you to contribute, from being part of our audience on-line and in person, through donating to even playing a leading role on the podium for our roundtables and conferences! The possibilities are endless; there are some suggestions below, but don’t let them limit you – give us a call or email!
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There are many ways to contribute to the work of the CDA Institute - choose the one that is right for you!
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looking for something to do with your time?
In addition to our full and part-time staff, the CDA Institute benefits from the skills and expertise of volunteers to deliver our programme of activities, large and small. From website development through to event support, there are always opportunities available to take advantage of your unique talents and experience.
the pen is mightier than the sword
Have a point of view? Looking to publish your research and analysis? Read a good book on strategy or security issues and want to tell the world? The CDA Institute regularly publishes material from defence and security practitioners, scholars, researchers and other thoughtful Canadians on defence and security issues that matter.
In a giving mood?
The CDA Institute is a charitable not-for-profit policy centre that depends upon the support of Canadians and Canadian corporations to fund our activities. Your donation, large or small, makes an important difference in our ability contribute to the discussions on defence and security in Canada, encourage others to do so as well and then recognise excellence when and where it occurs.
how your contributions are used
The CDA Institute programme is designed to provide inclusive, broad discussions on security and defence that shape the thinking behind decisions that make sense for Canada. All our staff have completed the initial GBA+ online certification course provided through SHRC and we are committed to ensuring that our discussions reflect a diversity of thought and background.
inclusive discussions from many perspectives
The CDA is a member of the Canadian Defence and Security Network (CDSN) and Canadian Network for Defence and Security Analysis (CNDSA), which include a broad range of academic institutions, policy centres and research groups from across the spectrum of perspectives in Canada. Your support helps the CDA Institute is able to take advantage of this access to a diverse body of expertise in creating our discussions on security and defence.
credible research and analysis
encouraging new generations of scholars and thought leaders
keeping our costs to our community low
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