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When home Internet service costs $5,000—or even $15,000


When Cathy Corman bought a house in 1998, she didn’t mind that it had no cable service. Corman was finishing a dissertation, her husband was starting a new job, and they were raising five-year-old triplets—they didn’t spend much time watching TV. 1.501 palabras más


Does an 'Interim Supply Ship' solution for the Royal Canadian Navy suggest a more permanent gap-filling for the RCN's AOR shortfall?

Originally Published on Canadian American Strategic Review October 2015

With the retirement of both of Canada’s auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) ships, HMCS Protecteur and HMCS Preserver, the Royal Canadian Navy is without at-sea supply ships of  its own. 822 palabras más

Canadian Forces

Canadian Coast Guard Helicopters – Converting available Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclones to enhance capabilities of new Polar Icebreaker

Originally published on Canadian American Strategic Review October 2014

When the new Polar class icebreaker,  CCGS John G. Diefenbaker, enters service early next decade the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) will be equipped with a state of the art platform for sovereignty assertion, northern resupply, search-and-rescue, and environmental protection. 727 palabras más

Canadian Forces

Innovation and Canadian Naval Aviation

Originally published on Canadian American Strategic Review July 2015

The Royal Canadian Navy has a long history of  innovative naval aviation applications. This is a characteristic that has served Canada well for decades. 1.248 palabras más

Canadian Forces

Mark Collins - SNAFU, or, Canadian Defence Procurement

The start and end of a book review by Matthew Fisher, a rare Canadian journalist who is actually interested in matters military and has a real understanding of them–and note the deleterious r… 8 palabras más

Canadian Politics

Mark Collins - Seaspan at Work: RCN JSSs Still Sliding Right (CCG icebreaker not for now)

The story: Federal shipbuilding program suffers delays Reports reveal construction of supply ships, polar icebreak is behind schedule. The federal shipbuilding program has hit another setback, as g… 16 palabras más

Canadian Politics

Does Canada have a plan for rebuilding the military?

With Canada’s allies, including some of our closest friends, telling us the World needs more Canada we have to ask ourselves, Is there a plan to achieve this? 809 palabras más

Canadian Forces