Archive | June, 2008

Canada Drawn Into War Over Pipeline?

June 20, 2008 Canada is being drawn into U.S.-backed plans to build a massive natural gas pipeline through the heart of war-torn Afghanistan. This incredible story was revealed Thursday in Ottawa. I joined international energy economist John Foster and CCPA director Bruce Campbell in Parliament for the release of Foster’s report on the proposed trans-Afghanistan […]

Response to Sen. Colin Kenny in the Globe and Mail Fix the policy, then spend STEVEN STAPLES Rideau Institute June 11, 2008 Ottawa — Senator Colin Kenny is right in that what most ails the Canadian Forces is a matter of misplaced, or absent, policy direction. But his solution of throwing even more billions of dollars at the problem would only make matters worse […]

MDA sale caused unlikely alliance of opponents

Esprit de corps military magazine. June 2008, Vol 15 Issue 5. p 12. MDA sale caused unlikely alliance of opponents by Steven Staples Members of the Canadian Forces have a lot to celebrate in the government’s decision to block the sale of a large part of Canada’s space industry to a U.S. firm last month. […]