CANADA FINALIZES F-35 FIGHTER JET FOLLY On 9 January 2023, Defence Minister Anita Anand announced that Canada had finalized an agreement with the US government and Lockheed Martin with Pratt & Whitney for the acquisition of 88 F-35 fighter jets for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pursuant to a $19 billion contract, saying in […]
Today we assess the risk of nuclear use in Ukraine, examine potential democratic gains in Africa, the Middle East, and even the USA versus some negative trends at both the federal and provincial level in Canada.
Today we critique key decisions reached at the NATO Summit in Madrid, consider further casualties of the Ukraine war, highlight security dialogue as an Arctic imperative and end with some good news about Canada’s performance on COVID-19.
Does yet more defence spending make us any safer? Is the U.S. hindering Ukraine peace talks? We ask these questions and much more in our latest blog post.
As we near the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombings, we call on every Canadian to let prospective candidates for federal elected office know the importance of our government doing everything within its power to ensure that nuclear weapons are never again used.
Today, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo formally gave notice of America’s intention to withdraw from one of the last major nuclear arms control treaties, citing Russian cheating as the reason. Under the terms of the Treaty, the withdrawal will take effect in 6 months. Coming a day after important new developments in EU efforts […]