Canadian military

Warning: Neglect your military and lose you...

May 10, 2017

Last week, Canada’s Minister of National Defence told Canadians that the Canadian Armed Forces are no longer capable of performing fundamental military tasks on their

The Battle of Vimy Ridge: Remembering why i...

Apr 12, 2017

It happened a hundred years ago, one of the great battles of the First World War. Few Americans have ever heard of it and the British have mostly

Remember Afghanistan? Let’s take anot...

Nov 10, 2016

Editor’s note: Between 2001 and 2014, Canada fought a war in Afghanistan to help destroy the al Qaeda terrorist organization which had perpetrated the deaths

F-35: Four fallacies that skew public discu...

Jul 24, 2016

Following is a repeat posting of an article which first appeared in The Vimy Report on November 6, 2015 under the title “F-35: Slow down

The Defence Policy Review: How about an eye...

Jul 17, 2016

Following is the submission made to the Defence Policy Review by Paul Chapin and Rob Roy. Paul is the executive editor of TheVimyReport.com and a former

When calamity strikes, how much can the mil...

May 09, 2016

The Canadian Armed Forces are helping out at Fort McMurray, but the Auditor General has warned that their ability to assist in domestic crises is

Want to talk defence policy? Here are 10 qu...

Apr 22, 2016

The Liberal government has launched a review of Canadian defence policy, and has invited Canadians to participate in it. To help focus public discussion on

Trudeau is serious about defence? His first...

Mar 31, 2016

In their 2015 election platform, the Liberal Party charged that the Conservative Government had left Canada’s Armed Forces “underfunded and ill-equipped, and the courageous members

Our CF-18s in the desert: What to do?

Feb 03, 2016

Could it be the new government’s got it right? The Huffington Post Sunday quoted Stéphane Dion, the new foreign affairs minister, as saying Canada’s goals

No Fight in this Dog

Feb 01, 2016

The so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a pathological mixture of perverse extremism, medieval standards and amoral behaviour whose barbarous practices surpass