“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.

 




New publication on Canada and UN peacekeeping

With the United Nations Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial conference having taken place in Vancouver earlier this week, the World Federalist Movement Canada has released the 2017 edition of “The United Nations and Canada: What Canada has done and should be doing for UN peace operations”, a collection of ten articles by civil society experts on the state of Canada’s involvement with international […]

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Major amendments needed to Canada’s Arms Trade Treaty legislation

PRESS RELEASE: DEEPLY FLAWED ARMS TRADE BILL MUST BE AMENDED TO STOP CANADIAN WEAPONS FALLING INTO HANDS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ...