Tag Archives: Space

A new war….a new weapon

In Defense News, Gen. James Cartwright announced that over the next few years the U.S is likely to be engaged in new conflicts and that the Pentagon must “adjust” its strategy. Leslie comments on how the world has changed and that conventional military approaches to conflict are no longer a good fit,”…it is clear we […]

Steven Staples addresses the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on Canada-US relations

On March 11, 2009 Steven Staples of Ceasefire.ca and the Rideau Institute appeared before the Standing Committe of Foreign Affairs and International Development on the topic of Canada-US relations.  He advocated for the enhancement of space security and supported nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation.  View the transcript of the debate or read his remarks below: Members of the Committee, Ladies and Gentleman: […]

Steven Staples debates General Lewis MacKenzie on CTV's Question Period, March 8, 2009

On Sunday, Steven Staples and retired General Lewis MacKenzie were on CTV’s Question Period with Craig Oliver and Jane Taber discussing the NATO mission in Afghanistan. Watch the video clip from Question Period or read the transcript below. Transcript from CTV’s Question Period, March 8, 2009 CRAIG OLIVER: In Afghanistan, the death toll continues, once […]

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. […]

Marc Garneau Calls for Peaceful Uses of Space

Hi folks, We had a very good day with Marc Garneau today on Parliament Hill. CTV carried our press conference live nationally today. Watch it on this page. Also the Globe and Mail’s live on-line discussion went very well and remains on the website. And be sure to read Dr. Garneau’s op-ed in the Ottawa […]

Marc Garneau Takes Your Questions on Space

October 3, 2007 Marc Garneau in 2005, during his time as head of the Canadian Space Agency, Longueuil, Que., on Tuesday, Jan. 11. (CP PHOTO/Ryan Remiorz) Dear friend, I have some good news for you about an initiative that could make Canada a leader in ensuring that space is used for peace. I am very […]