variety of web sites of military interest.
British Army Cadet Force
The Army Cadet program offers a similar approach to leadership and adventure
training. This website has some interesting training materials and games to
check out. This is especially useful to see if you are considering taking part
in the summer Scotland exchange.
United Nations Web Site
The United Nations is an
organization of sovereign nations. It provides the machinery to help find
solutions to international problems or disputes, and to deal with pressing
concerns that face people everywhere.
The Parliamentary Internet
Parlementaire website, created and maintained jointly by the Senate, House
of Commons and Library of Parliament, offers information on the Canadian
The CCG will ensure the
safe and environmentally responsible use of Canada's waters, support understanding
and management of oceans resources, facilitate the use of our waters for
shipping, recreation and fishing, and provide marine expertise in support
of Canada's domestic and international interests.
The Communications Security
Establishment's (CSE) ITS mission is to deliver Canadian Information Technology
Security (ITS) solutions. As a leader in ITS in Canada, the Communications
Security Establishment has the latest information and tools to assist you
in protecting your computer and telecommunications systems.
of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
The Department's legal mandate
is to conduct all diplomatic and consular relations on behalf of Canada.
Official communications between the Government of Canada and any international
organization or individual country are also conducted through DFAIT. In
addition, DFAIT also coordinates Canada's economic relations and international
Emergency Preparedness Canada
(EPC) is a federal government organization within the Department of National
Defence that plays a key role, on behalf of the Minister Responsible for
Emergency Preparedness, in the development and maintenance of an appropriate
level of civil emergency preparedness across Canada.
General of Canada
Canada is a parliamentary
democracy and a constitutional monarchy. This means Canadians recognize
The Queen as our Head of State. Canada's 26th Governor General, the Right
Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, carries out Her Majesty's duties in Canada
on a daily basis and is an integral part of the Canadian government.
Canadian Mounted Police
The RCMP works with communities
to ensure the safety of all Canadians. It enforces federal laws, provides
contract policing to most provinces, many municipalities and First Nations
communities. The RCMP participates in peacekeeping efforts and supplies
world-leading expertise in areas like forensics and criminal intelligence
to Canadian and international police.
Institute of Strategic Studies
The Canadian Institute of
Strategic Studies has gained wide recognition as the nation's foremost
source of independent information and research on a broad range of issues
affecting Canada. It satisfies a need for a body of informed opinion on
strategic and security issues and stimulates greater public awareness of
national and international developments. Through a vigorous program of
seminars, publications, educational activities and media relations, the
CISS enhances the basis for informed choice by the Canadian public and
leaders. The CISS is a member-based, independent, non-profit organization.
of Defence Associations
The aim of the CDA is to
contribute to beneficial defence policy and effective armed forces. It
seeks to achieve this objective through a combination of advice to
government and public information. The public information and education
function is carried out by the CDA Institute.
Canadian NATO Defense College Association
The purpose of the Canadian
NATO Defense College Association is to raise public awareness about the
Alliance and its continuing relevance to Canadian security.
Naval Officers Association of Canada
The Naval Officers Association
of Canada is a national organization dedicated to promoting public awareness
of the maritime dimension of Canada as a nation with vital interests in
three oceans - Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic.
Canadian Defence Industries Association (CDIA)
An organization whose objective
is to focus the collective defence and security interests of member companies
and individuals and to act as a voice of the Canadian Defence Industry
in communicating with governments, the media, special interest groups and
citizens in the development and maintenance of a modern and effective Canadian
Centre for Military and Stategic Studies (CMSS) at the University of Calgary
The Centre is dedicated
to conducting research and to the disseminating information on Canadian
security and defence issues to our academic colleagues, to schools, and
to the general public. This Website is a key instrument in that process.
It is specifically designed to help researchers gather information on Canadian-related
security and defence issues and also on the Security and Defence establishments
of other countries and international organizations. It is intended as a
teaching tool for the use of secondary schools and for those university
students, graduate and undergraduate, who wish to learn more about our