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Procurement of Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships Contains Titanic Blunder, Report Finds

April 11, 2013

A new report examining the government’s plans to build Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

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

February 14, 2013

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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Arctic report: “Canada to take helm of Arctic Council as region heats up”

September 26, 2012

Thursday’s event, hosted by the Ottawa-based think-tank the Rideau Institute, will feature a keynote address from former Liberal foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy, a leading figure in the 1996 founding of the Arctic Council and now president of the University of Winnipeg.

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Consider Made-In-Canada Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft, Report Urges

June 19, 2012

A new report calls on the government to replace the Canadian Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) fleet and proposes that a number of made-in-Canada aircraft be considered to fulfill Canada’s search and rescue requirements, especially on the West Coast.

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