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The Canadian Armed Forces and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief: Defining a Role

The Canadian Armed Forces and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief: Defining a Role

Director Christian Leuprecht and Professor Peter Kasurak

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Christian Leuprecht is the Class of 1965 Professor in Leadership in the Department of Political Science and Economics at the Royal Military College of Canada.

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IIGR Director Christian Leuprecht - OpEd in the Globe and Mail

IIGR Director Christian Leuprecht has an OpEd in the Globe and Mail on the intergovernmental dimensions of the use of the Canadian Armed Forces to assist civil authorities, arguing that the CAF should reorganize and give the Reserves a civil defence mandate so the Regular Force can focus on Canada’s international commitments.

In his op-ed Dr. Leuprecht says as far as the public is concerned, the military’s away game is discretionary – a distraction used to keep busy when forces are not needed at home.

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New Working Paper - Fiscal Fairness, How Equalization failed Alberta in its time of need and how to fix it

New IIGR Working Paper

In a joint report between the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations in the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University and the Macdonald-Laurier Institute titled “Fiscal Fairness: How Equalization Failed Alberta in its Time of Need and How to Fix It,” authors Thomas J. Courchene and Teresa M. Courchene examine the problems inherent in the current equalization formula and the solutions that are on the table to correct the imbalance facing Alberta.

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