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Hill Times: Defence minister’s ex-parliamentary secretary says Canada should join ballistic missile defence

August 30, 2017 — 
Andrea Charron said the Defence Committee should hear from “people to explain to them how exactly how difficult it is, how unproven it is, how expensive it can be” to pursue ballistic missile defence.

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CTV: Winnipeg weapons expert studying ISIS arms factories in Iraq

April 4, 2017 — 
Prof James Fergusson provides context

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"The State of Canada’s Multiculturalism" panel

Faculty of Arts

33rd annual student-led conference a great success

January 28, 2017 — 
The 33rd annual J.W. Dafoe Political Studies Students' Conference wrapped up this Friday, was extremely successful.

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Canada in the World, at 150

January 24, 2017 — 
The 33rd annual J. W. Dafoe Political Studies Students’ Conference will be held in the Great Hall of University College on the Fort Garry Campus from Jan. 25-27, 2017



Globe and Mail: Ottawa rewrites mandate for screening arms exports

August 2, 2016 — 
Andrea Charron, a member of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at the University of Manitoba, said export controls have arguably always been about balancing businesses interests and Canada’s national interests

Accepting refugees is not a risk-free activity, expert argues

January 25, 2016 — 
'Canada has welcomed 10,000 Syrian refugees, and I would hesitate to say with 100 per cent confidence there is no risk to Canadian security associated with this.'


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