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A FRONTLINE REPORT
(2019,
issue 3)
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FrontLine has established an Innovation Platform (FLIP) to alert readers to organizations that take their innovative priorities ­seriously.

For this edition of Top Global Innovators, we have gathered a select group of ­interesting and innovative advancements. From advanced materials to cutting-edge technologies and imaginative research, you will no doubt hear more from these companies in the future. Contact us today for ­inclusion in our Fall 2020 edition.

(2019,
issue 3)
[field_writer2] BY COLIN COOKE

Picture this: It’s after midnight but still light out; you’re approaching 77°N latitude off Ellesmere Island and still heading north; the Arctic waters are dead calm with small bergy bits and growlers scattered about; and you’re on the bridge of Canadian frigate HMCS Ville de Quebec – it’s magical. Few people ever have the chance to travel to such awe-inspiring parts of our planet, and to do so as a guest of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) was nothing less than an opportunity of a lifetime.

(2019,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Will it be a Priority after the election?
On October 21st, Canadians will get a ‘new’ federal Government – although it is far from clear which party will be in charge once the votes are counted. But whatever the outcome, one thing that is clear, is that addressing the continuing security gaps at our border and effectively dealing with the consequences that result from them, is one issue that needs urgent attention.

(2019,
issue 3)
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On the day before it kicked off the campaign for the October 21st general election, the federal government quietly published an Arctic and Northern Policy Framework, calling it “a long-term strategic vision” to guide Canada’s involvement in the region out to “2030 and beyond.” Two days later, the Canadian Armed Forces wrapped up their latest Operation Nanook, the annual sovereignty exercise in which First Nations and Inuit members of the Canadian Rangers practice their skills alongside CAF regular and reserve personnel.

(2019,
issue 3)
BY GARRY W.G. CLEMENT [field_writer2]

In 2015, the Charbonneau Commission looking into potential corruption in the management of public construction contracts in Quebec, concluded that there was “widespread and deeply rooted corruption and collusion in the awarding of public construction contracts” in the Province of Quebec.

(2019,
issue 3)
[field_writer2] BY SIMON DESJARDINS

What do you do after an 18-year career? Better yet, what do you do after an 18-year career in the Armed Forces?

Surveillance
(2019,
issue 2)
BY CHRIS WILDFOERSTER [field_writer2]

Security has become more complex, with volatile scenarios and crime that can intensify rapidly. While surveillance cameras can monitor activities, sound can often be the first sign of an escalating conflict or a hostile act. Audio analytics adds “ears” to the “eyes” of an existing network video system.