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Jericho Rescue: A Case for Community Collaboration

CNR, Vol. 11, No. 2 (2015) Abstract Jericho Sailing Centre Association (JSCA) has had an influence on the boating community off Vancouver since it was formed in the 1970s. Christopher Stairs argues that Jericho Rescue, which is part of JSCA, provides an enduring model of inclusiveness and collaboration within western […]

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The Arctic-Offshore Patrol Ship and its Future Operation in the Canadian North

The Centre for Foreign Policy Studies will host the third in its on-going series of workshops to discuss the nature of future operations in the Canadian arctic region made possible by the construction of the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships. The workshop announcement is available on the CFPS homepage (http://www.dal.ca/dept/cfps.html), […]

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Titanic Blunder or a Good Compromise?

Michael Byers and Stewart Webb have authored an interesting report published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Rideau Institute entitled “Titanic Blunder: Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships on Course for Disaster.” Byers and Webb claim that the government is heading for disaster with the AOPS project: the ships are […]

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Atlantic Council of Canada Roundtable on the Navy-Coast Guard, 13 September 2012

The Atlantic Council of Canada invites you to a roundtable discussion entitled: “The Future of the Navy-Coast Guard Relationship in Canada.” The discussion will be lead by Ken Hansen, Resident Research Fellow with the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies and Science Advisory Committee Member with the Halifax Marine Research Institute. […]

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Opportunity Lost

David Pugliese is reporting in the Ottawa Citizen, “Head of the Royal Canadian Navy says he has enough ships,” that Admiral Maddison said “he is happy with the number of ships the service operates and he doesn’t need any more.” This is a staggeringly uninspired statement by the institutional leader of […]

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The Admiral’s View of the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship

Moderator’s Note: This article was original published in The Chronicle Herald on 12 February 2012. Many of you who have followed the National Ship Procurement Strategy (NSPS) announcements will no doubt have heard that the first contract to be negotiated will be for a new class of ship, the Arctic/Offshore […]

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Gillis Global Navy-Coast Guard Relationship paper now available on-line

CFPS is pleased to announce that the paper written by Mr. J. Matthew Gillis entitled The Global Navy Coast Guard Relationship: A Mandate Based Typology is now freely available.  You can find the paper on the Maritime Security in the 21st Century Project page, under the CFPS Maritime Security Policy […]

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