The West—and NATO—can’t ignore the threat Russia represents to the world. We can’t just stand by and allow Ukrainians to die, when it’s quite possible our friends and families abroad could be next.
Sergeant Chris Payne from the Operation Unifier Medical Training Group delivers ‘Stress Lane’ training to the candidates of the National Guard of Ukraine (NGU) Basic Combat Medic Course, at the NGU Training Center in Zolochiv, Ukraine on March 12, 2021. It is obvious we have to be serious about defence expenditures and recruitment for the Canadian Forces, as there is now a genuine threat, writes Andrew Caddell. DND photograph by Cpl. Melissa Gloude