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  1. PanaEng

    New proposed legislation: Victims rights under CSD - summary Trial and Court Mar

    New legislation introduced just before summer break: Victims rights under CSD as well as Summary trial and Court Martial changes: http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?nid=987959 related backgrounders: http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?mthd=tp&crtr.page=1&nid=987929 some key changes for...
  2. PanaEng

    Weapon manufacturer Colt files for bankruptcy protection

    Wonder what will emerge after this. Shared article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/gun-maker-colt-defense-files-for-bankruptcy-protection-in-u-s-1.3113541
  3. PanaEng

    New CDS Gen. Jonathan Vance (split fm CDS spec thread)

    LGen Vance is it. http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/lt-gen-jonathan-vance-appointed-next-chief-of-defence-staff-1.3050238
  4. PanaEng

    Remembering Archie Barr, Canada's honourable spy

    Interesting individual. By Neil MacDonald, CBC: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/08/28/f-rfa-macdonald-archie-barr.html
  5. PanaEng

    GEO TECH: Better as engineers or as int?

    missed this nugget: We don't have Geomatics capabilities in our reserve CER's. We have the positions; people have filled them, but we still lack a sanctioned Reserve QL3 or DP1/DP2 for them. That has been "in the works" for over 5 yrs and many good people have left due to the 'limbo' status...
  6. PanaEng

    Replenishing the Reserves, while cutting NDHQ reserve excesses

    Interesting article in the Globe and Mail (shared according to law) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/time-to-lead/military/replenishing-canadas-reserves/article1773976/ As we decry the ignorance of the Canadian public about our Canadian Forces, it seems to me that the Reserves are...
  7. PanaEng

    'Anti-consumer' copyright bill on way'

    shared iaw fair dealing provisions of the copyright act (SIAWFDPCA)  ;-) 'Anti-consumer' copyright bill on way: expert' By Peter Nowak, CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/05/05/copyright-reform-bill.html (emphasis mine - more in the full article) I like my freedom and want to be...
  8. PanaEng

    Book on Combat Engineers in Afghanistan

    Gents, just came across this  with a request to disseminate - and I figured this would be a good place to do it as well. Written by members for the members and those interested in their story. for more info see: www.23fieldsquadron.ca Of note is this: Please pass the word. Chimo! Frank
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    Articles on Engeneers in Afghanistan and the All Sappers memorial

    Saw some good links from the Canadian Military Engineer Association news: http://www.cmea-agmc.ca/info_Communiques_e.asp Enjoy, Frank
  10. PanaEng

    US missed chance to chase down Osama bin Laden at Tora Bora

    It may be old news/conjecture but it was posted today (shared according to law): from the Canadian Press http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/091128/world/us_tora_bora_bin_laden Here is an excerpt: Was Rumsfeld really afraid of a backlash? I tend to think that the thought was that they could...
  11. PanaEng

    Security and Cybercrime Newsletter

    Good day all, I've been given permission to share this weekly newsletter with this forum as some of the members may find it interesting or usefull in their line of work and others can learn a bit more about the issues of cybercrime, security, free speech and the law. The newsletter is composed...
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    Saluting during Remembrance day ceremonies

    As I participated in the ceremony today at the Perley I noticed that some, very few, pers in uniform were saluting at the appropriate time; most did not salute at all. My understanding is that you salute individually if you are not part of a formed group and you have your headdress on, even if...
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    Article in CBC: Military spending Where the parties stand on the big-ticket item

    Didn't see it here yet so here it is: (under fair share provisions...) Military spending Where the parties stand on the big-ticket items Last Updated: Monday, October 6, 2008 | 4:50 PM ET Comments9Recommend15 By Brian Kemp, CBC News...
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    Lessons from the IDF in Lebanon

    I just read the following link: http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/58460/post-539229.html#msg539229 and the interview highlights some of the problems encountered. However, at the tactical level, is there anything we can take from this experience and apply it in Afgh? Given that Iran...