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Jul 03, 2013 - Posted by Eric Mark Do

The military is a complex institution with hierarchies and rules that place it in a world of its own. But as Lola Fakinlede found out, there’s somewhere certain aspiring journalists can go to learn first-hand about how to cover the military. She gives insight on her experience of spending nine days embedded in the Canadian Military Journalism Course in Alberta, learning from experienced journalists and army veterans. 

Jun 25, 2009 - Posted by Regan Ray
An online project for journalists that tracks and links to government and NGO reports in Canada, which launched in April, now has more than 170 entries...
Jul 03, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Created by Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. This site provides access to reporter contacts, links, and resources searchable by beat.
Apr 20, 2007 - Posted by Heather McCall
This collection of nuclear weapons resources aims to provide an overview of each of the key areas of nuclear policy and offer a general introduction to those who may be unfamiliar with the finer points of the issue. While such a topic lends itself to excessive reliance on technical details and minutia, this list will instead focus on summary websites that convey the necessary information without dwelling on esoteric scientific data. Certainly, some of the websites will provide technical details for those who may seek them, but the priority has been placed on easily digested summaries. The key issues that are considered within the ambit of this project are international law and treaties, nuclear programs of the eight declared nuclear states, ballistic missile defence, and the physical and medical effects of nuclear weapons. By Graham Pollock
Apr 13, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland

The Iraq War has been one of the largest geo-political events of the last decade. The 2002 decision by the United States to invade in will have repercussions that will be felt by peoples all around the word for many more decades. Debate about the decision to wage war was heated. Debate about the way was then fought has been just as passionate. Because of these schisms in opinion, a guide is needed. People need all the information they can get to properly make up their minds about the many different dimensions of the Iraq war. Was there any good reason to suspect Iraq was a threat to the rest of the planet post invasion? How much of a role did the United States play in the bloody aftermath of the invasion? These questions and many more the war brings up are difficult. Some of the sources here will attempt to answer such questions through commentary and analysis, but all of the sources provide information that will help the reader to make up their own mind about the issues surrounding the Iraq War.

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Mar 01, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland
National Defence Canada's website has a section that allows you to search through their archive of army and military related articles andvideos. The search engine will allow you to limit your search to text articles or multimedia, and within a certain date range. The news archive can also be browsed by category, such as "Afghanistan" or "Military Ethics", or by episodes (video only).
Mar 01, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland
The National Defence of Canada website explains the role of Canada and the Canadian forces in the UN-sanctioned mission "to help build a stable, democratic and self-sufficient society" in Afghanistan. The site explains the reasons for Canada's presence in Afghanistan, the work that has been done, is being done and will be done in the future, and the situation today. The site also provides information about the various missions, teams and operations that Canada is part of and has contributed to.
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