‘Videos’

CTV Power Play with May and Mason

Peggy Mason CTV

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason discuss the new Liberal plan for countering ISIS with Don Martin of CTV Power Play.

Click here for both interviews: Don Martin Power Play with Elizabeth May and Peggy Mason (CTV.ca, 9 Feb 2016).  The Mason interview begins at the 6:20 minute mark.

Elizabeth May reviews the complicated history of the conflict while Mason highlights the horrific effects of the coalition bombing campaign and the importance of the peace process to end the civil war in Syria.

Click Mason and May on Countering ISIS  for both interviews.

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On the 70th Anniv of Hiroshima: a history of the atom bomb

On the 70th anniversary of the horrific atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagaski, how close are we to a world free of nuclear weapons? In a powerful story of the most destructive invention in human history, this groundbreaking PBS  series details how America developed the nuclear bomb, how it changed the world and how it continues to loom large in our lives (“The Bomb”, PBS, 29 July 2015).

 

For the full series : ‘The Bomb’ (“The Bomb”, PBS, 29 July 2015)

Image credit: Rogers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2005

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Rideau Institute calls for release of the KPMG report on the F-35

On Friday, December 7, Rideau Institute President Steven Staples and Visiting Research Fellow Stewart Webb held a press conference on Parliament Hill, calling for the release of the KPMG report on the F-35. Video foodtage of the press conference is available on YouTube, and was also covered by Global News.

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Steven Staples on Defence Minister Peter MacKay’s “next generation” tanks.

Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay announced what he’s calling a new generation of tanks at CFB Gagetown on Thursday. The Rideau Institute’s Steven Staples provided commentary to the CBC TV on the purchase.

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Video: “Search and Replace”, Michael Byers and Stewart Webb

Steven Staples, Michael Byers and Stewart Webb present the Rideau Institute and Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives sponsored report: “Search and Replace: the Case for a Made-in-Canada Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Fleet”

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