HMCS Montreal near Nanisivik (Nunavut, Canada) from the Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces - picture from NATO Association of Canada

Canada’s Defence Procurement Strategy

(Disponible en français : La Stratégie d’approvisionnement en matière de défense du Canada) In February 2014, the Government of Canada unveiled its Defence Procurement Strategy (DPS), a multi-point plan to reform the Canadian defence procurement system. The Strategy has three key objectives: To deliver the right equipment to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in a…

Peace Tower close-up of clock face with detail, Parliament of Canada

Parliamentary Diplomacy, Canadian Parliamentarians and the World

(Disponible en français : La diplomatie parlementaire et les parlementaires canadiens dans le monde) In today’s complex world, the lines between domestic and international policy are blurred and governments are no longer the only global actors. As a result, Canadian parliamentarians are more than ever stepping outside their legislative chambers to speak directly with their…

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Parliament Remembers

Karen Norman and Mayra Perez-Leclerc Legal and Social Affairs Division On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Canadians will pause for a moment of silence to honour the more than 118,000 men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Formerly known as “Armistice Day”, Remembrance Day…

National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy: An Update

(Disponible en français : Stratégie nationale d’approvisionnement en matière de construction navale – Mise à jour) In June 2010, the federal government unveiled its National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) to renew and modernize the fleets of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard over the next three decades. The NSPS was introduced to provide…