The Royal Canadian Air Force is still flying Sea King maritime helicopters, now half-a-century old. Its search-and-rescue planes are of a similar vintage, as are the Royal Canadian Navy’s support ships and destroyers. What is wrong with Canadian defence procurement? And how do we fix this terrible mess?
The UN Intervention in Mali – and Canada’s role – is a topic that has generated several commentaries of note by Michael Byers, John Siebert, and Paul Rogers.