“We are overspending on National Defence”

The Rideau Institute’s Steven Staples presented to the Commons Standing Committee on National Defence on February 9, 2012, contributing to its study on Maintaining the Readiness of the Canadian Forces.

You can read the proceedings of the meeting, listen to the audio, or read Steven Staples’ written remarks.

 




Pugwash 60th Anniversary Conference

From 23-26 July in Halifax and Pugwash, Nova Scotia, in celebration of Canada’s 150th and the 60th anniversary of the Pugwash Conference, the Canadian Pugwash Group hosted the “Canada’s Contribution to Global Security Conference“. Key focus areas included nuclear disarmament, multilateral peace operations, Outer Space and Cyber Security, ASATs and Space Weapons, the consequences of climate change for global security, and the Government of […]

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