TABLE OF CONTENTS 2011 issue 5

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Now that it has a majority, will the federal government relax a bit or tighten its grip on what they like to call “communication” but what is actually “control of information”?

BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

Committees are often their own worst enemies when it comes to deciding which subjects to study. They often select issues based on current media profiles.

Julian Fantino
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Former Police Commissioner has a steep learning curve ahead if he is to make any difference to Defence Procurement.

BY LGen ANDREW LESLIE and DR DOUGLAS BLAND and COL BRIAN MacDONALD

by LGen (ret) Andrew Leslie General Leslie highlights the most compelling findings of the trends that took place within DND/CF over the last six years. by Dr. Douglas Bland Meaningful reform occurs only when it is driven personally by a resolute, ­tenacious defence minister. by Col (ret) Brian MacDonald The evolution of the 5Fs represents an attempt to find efficiencies by ­amalgamating similar activities.

BY ROBERT DAY

Many of us wish we could turn the clock back 30 years to a simpler, safer time, but we cannot avoid the reality of the modern world.

BY KENNETH P. HANSEN

Considering alternative options for amphibious fleets.

BY KENNETH P. HANSEN

The National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) sets lofty goals.

BY BLAIR WATSON

Five Canadian fighter jets and 144 personnel policed the skies over Iceland.

BY STEVEN DIETER

65 CF members and three CH-146 Griffon helicopters deployed in August.

BY KEAN DOHERTY

The CF Small Arms Concentration, with its Demos and Expo is a unique opportunity for companies to connect with soldiers.

BY KEN POLE

More than 16,800 participants from all over pledged donations over $100,000.

BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

A 737 jet aircraft owned by First Air crashed in heavy fog at Resolute Bay. Luckily it was during Operation Nanook.