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A VOICE OF REASON

We produce peer-reviewed, evidence-based research and analysis on Canadian defence and international security.  We are a community of Canadians who care about our nation’s role in the world, and who are committed to a principled and rational approach to Canada’s foreign policy.

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e annually recognize inspiring Canadians through our Awards Program, which includes the Vimy Award, the Ross Munro Media Award, and the Captain Nichola Goddard Award.

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TRACKING THE STORYLINE: Media Impacts on CAF Recruitment

TRACKING THE STORYLINE: Media Impacts on CAF Recruitment

In the spring of 2020, the CDA Institute and Ipsos Canada conducted a survey of 2000 Canadians. The objective was to measure knowledge and familiarity with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), consumption of positive and negative storylines about the CAF in media sources,...

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Roland Paris: Threats, Allies, and Canadian Strategy

Roland Paris: Threats, Allies, and Canadian Strategy

  Q: What is the state of Canadian American relations and how can Canada successfully manage this relationship if current trends in U.S foreign and domestic policy continue? Should Canada look to other allies for cooperation? Roland Paris: The United States is...

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