March 2017: BREAKING DOWN THE BARRICADES: Women in the Defence World

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March 2017: BREAKING DOWN THE BARRICADES: Women in the Defence World



  • 2017 Breaking Down the Barricades: Women in the Defence World:  Recognizing the contributions made by prominent women in the defence world — from the military and industry to academia and politics — by Scott Taylor, Sandrine Murray, Micaal Ahmed & Les Peate
  • CSC Sailing into Stormy Waters:  It is the flagship component of the Canadian government’s recapitalization of the Royal Canadian Navy, but industry representatives fear the massive procurement project is already adrift — by David Pugliese
  • Delivering the Goods, in All Conditions:  Canada’s new fixed-wing search and rescue aircraft, Airbus’ C295W,  has finally been chosen, the contracts are signed, and now the RCAF prepares for the delivery and implementation phase of this procurement project — by David Pugliese
  • The Man Under the Uniform, Part 2: Arthur Currie becomes a pillar of society:  His civilian career began as a lowly paid teacher, but Currie found success in insurance and then real estate. The militia was in a sorry state, but Currie sound proved himself a capable officer — by Bob Gordon


  • Publisher's Letter:  Mission to Mali would be a costly mistake to Canada – by Scott Taylor
  • Commentaries:  Jonathan needs a hug — by Michael Nickerson
  • In the News:  MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy: New research shows promise and looks to enter Phase 3 of testing — by Tyler Hooper
  • Eye on Industry:  Levelling the Playing Field: A veteran brings experience to the mortgage scene — by Sandrine Murray
  • In the News:  Commando Challenge VI: Battles on the ice make the Cadet Leagues the “cool winners" — by Newell Durnbrooke
  • Historica Canada:  WWII veteran Dr. Ralph Yorsh, Canadian Dental Corps
  • Cadet Corner:  Finding a Safe Haven: The Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Program offers many life skills, including confidence — by Deborah Morrow, Navy League of Canada 
  • WWII:  John McElroy: Fighting in — and against — Spitfires — by Jon Guttman
  • The Old Guard:  William Hall VC … Tax break cut … Recognizing service … Big ships …. Cyber-bullying … Dogs of war … etc. —  by Les Peate
  • Industry Watch:  Who's who and what's what in the defence sector — by David Pugliese 
  • Trivia
  • Letters to the Editor
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