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Steven Staples to Finance Committee: “Canada’s future is in Bombardier’s passenger jets, not Lockheed Martin’s fighter jets”

December 5, 2012

The Rideau Institute presented pre-budget consultation recommendations to the House of Commons Finance Committe on October 24, 2012. The full minutes and transcripts of the committee meeting are available online. Steven Staples (President, Rideau Institute): Good afternoon, honourable members of the committee and guests. Thank you for inviting me back to present our pre-budget consultation […]

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Steven Staples on the Delisle case in the Chronicle Herald

November 30, 2012

Steven Staples, President of the Rideau Institute, says that the documents released this week in the Delisle case should pressure the Department of National Defence to explain how years of spying went undetected and how the military will strengthen its internal defences. Mr. Staples was quoted in the Chronicle Herald article, “Spy-papers seen as wake […]

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Story on Secret U.S.-Canada Talks by Inter Press Service

March 1, 2011

Paul Weinberg, from Inter Press Service, wrote the following article entitled “Critics Call Secret U.S.-Can Talks ‘End Run Around Democracy'”. It contains contributions from Rideau Institute President Steven Staples, Member of the Board of Directors Michael Byers, and Senior Advisor Scott Sinclair.

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Fortress North America: The Drive towards Military and Security Integration and Its Impact on Canadian Democratic Sovereignty

April 30, 2007

The report examines Canada’s deepening military and security integration with the U.S. Staples argues this is driven by a corporate agenda and threatens Canadian democratic sovereignty.

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