Centre for International and Defence Policy

Centre for International and Defence Policy
Centre for International and Defence Policy

Claxton Papers

Claxton Papers cover photo

The Claxton Papers are a series of papers on aspects of defence policy and defence management that was established by the Defence Management Studies program in the School of Policy Studies. Brooke Claxton, Canada's minister of national defence from 1946 to 1954, was largely responsible for establishing the structures, procedures and strategies of contemporary defence policy in Canada. 

Edition List

Series #
Title
Author/Editor
Year

17

The F-35 and Canada: A Fighter Pilot's View
Download PDF [1.1 MB]

Jay "Hoss" Ballard

2014

16

Canada, Democracy and the F-35 
Download PDF [2.4 MB] 

Alan Williams

2012

15

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie 
The influence of External Studies and Reports on National Defence Policy - 2000-2006 
Download PDF [987 kb] 

Douglas L. Bland and Richard Shimooka

2011

14

Toward Army 2040
Exploring Key Dimensions of the Global Environment 
Download PDF [588 kb] 

Lieutenant-Colonel Michael Rostek, Peter Gizewski, Regan Reshke, Lieutenant-Colonel Ron Bell, Major John Sheahan, Lieutenant-Colonel Steve Larouche

2011

13

Supporting Canadian Veterans with Disabilities
A Comparison of Financial Benefits 
Download PDF [722 kb] 

Alice Aiken and Amy Buitenhuis

2011

12

Canadian Defence Industry at a Crossroads 
Download Part 1 (Chapters) PDF [1.2 MB] 
Download Part 2 (Appendices) PDF [3.3 MB] 

edited by Craig Stone

2010

11

National Approaches to Shipbuilding and Ship Procurement 
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edited by Douglas L. Bland

2010

10

Defence Procurement Reform in Other Nations 
Download PDF [827 kb] 

Lieutenant-Colonel Ross Fetterley

2009

9

Accrual Accounting and Budgeting in Defence 
Download PDF [465 kb] 

Lieutenant-Colonel Ross Fetterley and Major Richard Groves

2008

8

Between 9/11 and Khandahar: Attitudes of Canadian Forces Officers in Transition 
Download PDF [573 kb] 

Alan Okros, Sarah Hill, Franklin Pinch

2008

7

Studies in Defence Procurement 
Download PDF [595 kb] 

Lieutenant-Colonel Ross Fetterley

2006

6

Transforming National Defence Administration 
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edited by Douglas L. Bland

2005

5

The Mexican Armed Forces in Transition 
Download PDF [246 kb] 

Jordi Diez and Colonel Ian Nicholls (ret'd)

2005

4

Canada Without Armed Forces 
Download PDF [536 kb] 

edited by Douglas L. Bland

2003

3

Legislative Audit for National Defence: The Canadian Experience 
Download PDF [198 kb] 

Peter Kasurak

 

2003

2

A National Security Council for Canada? 
Download PDF [187 kb] 

Jane Boulden

2000

1

Parliament, Defence Policy and the Canadian Armed Forces 
Download PDF [272 kb] 

Douglas L. Bland

1999