Canada’s Military Role in Iraq

(Disponible en français : Le rôle militaire du Canada en Iraq) Source: Canadian Forces Combat Camera On 11 July 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Canadian Armed Forces would be assuming the leadership of a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) training mission in Iraq. As part of Operation IMPACT, the mission is intended…

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…

The National War Memorial, Parliament grounds, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Snapshot: Canadian Veterans

(Disponible en français : Les vétérans canadiens : portrait de la situation) The programs and services the federal government offers to Canadian veterans have generated a lot of interest in recent years. How well do we know this important segment of the population and their needs? This HillNote provides a snapshot of Canadian veterans. It…