Tag Archives: Harjit Sajjan

Mark Collins – Canadian Forces into Africa with UN for Three Years: Where? (hint Mali plus…)

14 Nov

Further to this post (note Senegal as logistics hub in “Comments”), RCAF Chinook Helos for UN Peacekeeping Mali? Canadian Army? the national defence minister gives a timeline and some d…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Forces into Africa with UN for Three Years: Where? (hint Mali plus…)

Mark Collins – RCAF Chinook Helos for UN Peacekeeping Mali? Canadian Army?

3 Nov

Source: Mark Collins – RCAF Chinook Helos for UN Peacekeeping Mali? Canadian Army?

Mark Collins – Africa: UN’s CAR MINUSCA Mission to be Canadian Forces’ Schwerpunkt?

11 Oct

More trial-ballooning from the government (another recent example here on shipbuilding): Canada peacekeepers seem set for Central African Republic deployment before end of year The government’s dec…

Source: Mark Collins – Africa: UN’s CAR MINUSCA Mission to be Canadian Forces’ Schwerpunkt?

Mark Collins – RCAF CF-18 Life Extension: Will Canadian Government Actually Act?

6 Oct

Further to this 2014 story, Canada [Conservative government] to funnel money into upgrades to keep CF-18 fighter jets flying  and to this April post, RCAF: Decisions Needed on Extending CF-18 Horne…

Source: Mark Collins – RCAF CF-18 Life Extension: Will Canadian Government Actually Act?

Mark Collins – UN Peace Support Operations: Canada’s Back! (into Africa and…)

27 Aug

Further to this post, Yes, Canadian Forces into Africa: Where, When, How Many? Really Peacekeeping? we now know numbers (including police) and money but not yet where or when. It is clear that Afri…

Source: Mark Collins – UN Peace Support Operations: Canada’s Back! (into Africa and…)

Mark Collins – Yes, Virginia, There is a Canadian “Cabinet Committee on Defence Procurement”

22 Aug

Further to this excerpt from an earlier post, … Sources said the file is currently in front of the cabinet “ad hoc” committee on defence procurement, which is chaired by Natural Resources Min…

Source: Mark Collins – Yes, Virginia, There is a Canadian “Cabinet Committee on Defence Procurement”

Mark Collins – Yes, Canadian Forces into Africa: Where, When, How Many? Really Peacekeeping?

16 Aug

Further to this post and “Comments”, Canadian UN Peacekeeping in Mali? RCAF Helicopters? Part 2 the latest from the Minister of National Defence: Harjit Sajjan has numbers but not locat…

Source: Mark Collins – Yes, Canadian Forces into Africa: Where, When, How Many? Really Peacekeeping?

Mark Collins- Canadian UN Peacekeeping in Mali? RCAF Helicopters? Part 2

3 Aug

Further to this post, excerpts from a major piece by the CBC’s excellent Brian Stewart: Analysis: Trudeau government taking a long look at precarious peacekeeping options It’s not surpr…

Source: Mark Collins- Canadian UN Peacekeeping in Mali? RCAF Helicopters? Part 2

Mark Collins – New RCAF Fighter: Debate on F-35 vs Rest, esp. Super Hornet

2 Aug

Further to this post and “Comments”, New RCAF Fighter: Consult, Consult, Consult (with industry)–Why Not Just Compete? the start of two interesting posts by two different people at Miln…

Source: Mark Collins – New RCAF Fighter: Debate on F-35 vs Rest, esp. Super Hornet

Mark Collins – RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: Intellectual Property Brouhaha

28 Jul

Further to this post, Canadian Surface Combatant Procurement Process Re-Float: So What? definitely not a “so what” here–trust in Irving? Backroom battle underway over new frigate …

Source: Mark Collins – RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: Intellectual Property Brouhaha