writers

(2017,
issue 00)
LAURIE HAWN

I have been very critical of the 100% politically motivated plan to buy 18 “interim” Super Hornets for some time and the story only gets worse. We could fill the fabricated “capability gap” with much cheaper options.

(2012,
issue 4)
LAURIE HAWN

The Bomber Command Memorial has an especially meaningful Canadian contribution. A long overdue memorial was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in London, England.

(2011,
issue 2)
LAURIE HAWN

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on National Defence visits Atlantic Canada to review SAR needs.

(2009,
issue 4)
LAURIE HAWN

MP from Edmonton Centre joins members of the 4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group as they trek from Victoria, BC to Churchill, Manitoba.

(2008,
issue 1)
LAURIE HAWN

A visit to Afghanistan with the Minister of National Defence, Peter MacKay, and the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Rick Hillier, was another eye-opening experience as I toured Canada’s AOR... it has changed a bit over the last 12 months, and it is clear to me that progress is being made in that part of the world.

(2007,
issue 5)
LAURIE HAWN

Time to set sail with HMCS Algonquin as Canada faces the necessary task of rebuilding and revitalizing the Navy.

(2007,
issue 1)
LAURIE HAWN

The MP from Edmonton Center visits Canadians committed to the 36-country, United Nations International Security Assistance Force under NATO Command. Also joining General Hillier’s Afghanistan posse, are MPs Jay Hill and John Baird, comedians Rick Mercer and Mary Walsh, broadcaster Max Keeping; singer songwriter Damhnait Doyle; and a band called Jonas.