Maritime Security

17 posts

Busy Navy

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 15 April 2021 As we all hunker down at home waiting for the world to open up again, the RCN has already had a busy year! HMCS […]

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Naval Boarding Parties

The Royal Canadian Navy follows Canadian government support for international maritime law, and this means that RCN ships often participate in operations that involve countering malign behaviour at sea. People […]

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How the Pandemic Plays out on Water

We’re in the midst of the second wave of COVID-19. The complete economic shutdown of the spring has not (yet) happened everywhere, but our lives are still being affected by […]

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Growing Concerns on Indian Ocean

Ann Griffiths, 30 October 2020. There’s an interesting article published by the Lowy Institute that looks at the growing threat of “insurgency, radicalism and major power competition in the Western […]

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The Navy and the Coast Guard

Canada has two sea-going services – the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG). Why two? They operate different ships and, while their tasks sometimes overlap and […]

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Your NORAD Guide: Changes Afoot

Dr. Andrea Charron, 06 June 2020. NORAD stands for North American Aerospace Defense Command. It is a binational command made up of Canadians and Americans who have 3 missions: aerospace […]

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Why does Canada Need a Navy?

If you don’t live near an ocean – and most Canadians don’t – you could live your whole life without ever seeing a warship. So why, you may ask yourself, […]

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Maritime Threats

Maritime Threats to Canada

What are the threats to Canada’s maritime security? And why would someone living in Toronto or Saskatoon care about them? Threats to maritime security are threats to Canada’s sovereignty and […]

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Pandemics and Navies

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 31 March 2020. You would have to be living in a cave not to have noticed that we’re currently facing a situation that hasn’t been seen since […]

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Extension of Operation Artemis

The Minister of Defence announced on Monday that Canada will continue to contribute to Operation Artemis. This means that the Canadian Armed Forces can continue to deploy maritime assets to […]

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Maritime Blindness*

*Editor’s Note: This is an abridged version of an article originally published in the NATO magazine, Cutting the Bow Wave 2013, which has just been released. Consumers and their governments […]

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