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Jeff Rice: Recipient of the 2016-17 SGPS Teaching Assistant/ Teaching Fellow Excellence Award

2016-17 SGPS Teaching Award to Jeff Rice

2 May 2017

Our congratulations to Jeff Rice, PhD candidate in the Department of Political Studies and research assistant at the CIDP, on being selected as the recipient of the 2016-2017 SGPS Teaching Assistant/Teaching Fellow Excellence Award. 


Kim Nossal: Military leaders paint partial picture of Iraq

Military leaders paint partial picture of Iraq

Kim R Nossal in Marie-Danielle Smith article
Embassy News, February 24, 2016

Some defence experts are crying foul after Canadian leaders implied last week that victory is nigh for the anti-ISIS coalition in Iraq.

Changes to Canada’s contribution are already underway, but military-focused academics warn that the rhetoric surrounding those changes doesn’t paint a full picture of what’s happening on the ground.


Christian Leuprecht: Canada's CDS looks to recruit women

Canada’s top general launches push to recruit women

Christian Leuprecht in Bruce Campion-Smith article
Toronto Star, February 19, 2016

OTTAWA—Canada’s top general has set out to transform the military with a new effort to boost the number of women in the ranks.

Gen. Jonathan Vance, the chief of defence staff, revealed on Friday that he has given a directive to do what good intentions have so far failed to accomplish — get more women into the Canadian Armed Forces.