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The Centre has been the go-to source for matters of military and defence policy for more than 40 years. Leveraging the centre’s proximity to Canadian Forces Base Kingston, the Royal Military College of Canada, the Department of National Defence and a number of Canadian Armed Forces organizations, we draw on the expertise of more than 50 research fellows, including students, civilian and military experts, former government officials, diplomats and active-duty military officers.

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Dec 15, 2022 | Appel aux participants de l'armée canadienne
Dec 15, 2022 | Call for Canadian Army Participants
Dec. 9, 2022 | This is the first in the series from the event that took place last week. Visit our YouTube channel for all videos in the series.
Nov. 22, 2022 | Video of Marzena Żakowska's IDP talk is now available


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