Canadian militarism

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Oct 11, 2018
Canadian Forces light armoured vehicle on display. Photo: Mike Babcock/Flickr

Ottawa's mercenary world of pro-military lobbying

Yves Engler
In a system where money talks, militarists on Parliament Hill will always be among the loudest voices. To rise above their din, we need to figure out ways to amplify the Canadians who prefer peace.
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Jun 29, 2018
RCAF Chinook helicopter on Parliament Hill. Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr

Trump threatens Canada, 'defence' community stays quiet

Yves Engler
A volatile leader in charge of a military behemoth prone to aggression has repeatedly attacked Canada and its prime minister in recent weeks. But the "defence" community has barely made a peep.
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Mar 21, 2018
Jagmeet Singh. Photo: United Steelworkers/flickr

Another take on Jagmeet Singh and political violence

Yves Engler
While the media makes much of the new NDP leader's ties or indifference to Sikh violence, they've ignored Singh's leadership of a party and community that has repeatedly backed Canadian aggression.

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