WRITERS

(2017,
issue 1)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS [field_writer2] , KILEY SAMPSON and DARRYL ANDERSON

Is the present security regime sufficiently robust and resilient when it comes to safety & security at marine terminals?

(2016,
issue 1)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS [field_writer2]

The susceptibility of the physical network of submerged fiber-optic cables is a threat to the very backbone of the global internet. Do our adversaries have the ability to monitor underwater sensors or neutralize or sever fiber-optic cables in deep water during a time of conflict?

(2015,
issue 3)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS [field_writer2]

The new mandate letter signals political will to prioritize the icebreaker capability.

(2015,
issue 3)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS [field_writer2]

It’s time for a rejuvenated strategy for Search and Rescue ­that includes members of the First Nations.

(2015,
issue 1)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS [field_writer2]

The so-called “hard” landing of an Air Canada A320 Airbus at the Halifax Airport (YHZ) on March 28th, has called into question airport emergency response capabilities at the airport, and the larger issue of provision of navaids to strengthen international aviation safety.

(2012,
issue 3)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS, BY MARK DUNCAN [field_writer2] and MICHAEL DOREY

Arctic tourism is creating a growing need for SAR in the North. The rise in Acrtic grounding incidents has shifted Canada’s focus to what needs to be done in the upcoming years for Arctic SAR.

(2011,
issue 5)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS [field_writer2]

A 737 jet aircraft owned by First Air crashed in heavy fog at Resolute Bay. Luckily it was during Operation Nanook.

(2011,
issue 4)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS [field_writer2]

The prevention and response capability to deal with marine pollution incidents is a key security issue.

(2009,
issue 2)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS [field_writer2]

The subject of SAR in the north is a very real and pressing issue. Canada must be prepared for any major incident – with resident resources at the ready.