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Our documents reveal Air Force's disregard for civilian oversight of drones in Canada

drone near miss

Steven Staples says the debate over German drones in Europe raise significant unease about drone safety in Canada. “It’s one thing to be flying a drone over the desert in Afghanistan but it’s something else to fly them over Ottawa or Toronto,” said Staples, adding that a deficiency in civilian safety oversight may result in […]

Job cuts affect disabled veteran

Among the thousands of federal public service workers affected by the most recent round of job cuts in late June were nearly 500 civilian workers at the Department of National Defence. Laurel Jones, an ex-soldier with 20 years’ experience in the Canadian Forces, was informed she may be one of 88 workers in Petawawa losing […]