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Reports or briefing memos of a substantive nature (may also be a press release)

Update: E-70 Petition on the torture of Afghan detainees

Petition E-70 to the Government of Canada calls for an independent judicial commission of inquiry into Canada’s approach to Afghan detainees in Canadian custody. Please sign the petition! We have until April 15th, 2016 to let the Government of Canada know just how important an issue we think this is! To review and sign , click on …

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Torture and Afghan Detainees: the need for a public inquiry

A new report, entitled Torture of Afghan Detainees: Canada’s Alleged Complicity and the Need for a Public Enquiry, has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Media coverage: “Titanic Blunder”

The latest report on military procurement, co-produced by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, was released on April 11, 2013.  Titanic Blunder: Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships on course for disaster, was written by Michael Byers, Professor of Political Science at the University of British Colombia and Stewart Webb, Visiting Research Fellow at …

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Media coverage: “The worst procurement in the history of Canada”

The release of “The worst procurement in the history of Canada”: Solving the maritime helicopter crisis, co-produced by Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and written by Michael Byers and Stewart Webb, garnered media attention this week, and helped to bring forth two questions in the House of Commons on February 11, …

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