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…)

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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?