Mentor and advise: The professional development of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

by Tim Dunne   Canada launched Operation Unifier in September 2015 by deploying about 200 Canadian Armed Forces members in response to Ukrainian government requests for help to remain a sovereign, secure and stable government. Canada is part of an...
Manoeuvre in the information domain

Manoeuvre in the information domain

  The Canadian Armed Forces is at war everyday in the information domain. Whether in Latvia, Ukraine, Iraq, Africa or even at home, deployed forces face a barrage of false information that can quickly undermine or fail an operation. In recent presentations,...

A cold weather test

A cold weather test

Not many Canadians were hoping for snow and freezing temperatures before Christmas, but few at Thales Canada complained when an Arctic wind and flurries blanketed the Ottawa Valley in early November. The company has been highlighting the attributes of its Hawkei...

A targeted retention strategy

A targeted retention strategy

by Ken Pole   R&R used to mean “rest and relaxation” in the military lexicon. Nowadays, in the Canadian Armed Forces, it’s more about “recruitment and retention” as the all-volunteer service tries to attract new personnel and, perhaps more important, hang on...