Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
The government's Canada First Defence Strategy and its immediate commitment to acquire major war-fighting and other support capabilities were impressive in scope and, for Canadians, breathtaking in implementation—at least until 2009.
This just in... Canada's Chief of Defence Staff Rick Hillier is a product of a recovered military ethic and, almost accidentally, he is the architect of Canada's defence policy.
Without quick and forceful action, the federal government is not going to be able to transform the Canadian Forces into an organization that can execute the demands of the recent Defence Policy Statement.
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