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From the U.S. Navy: USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) conducted the first aircraft carrier-borne end-to-end at-sea test of the Surface Ship Torpedo Defense (SSTD) System, the Navy announced, June 6.
By Athena Kolbe and Robert Muggah Another day, another travel advisory. The United States government’s most recent warning advises against travel to Haiti noting "a persistent danger of violent crime, including armed robbery, homicide, rape, and kidn
Heidrich and Macdonald: Observing or joining? Canada in the Pacific Alliance | Ottawa Citizen blogs.ottawacitizen.com
Pablo Heidrich and Laura Macdonald Stephen Harper’s objectives in visiting South America last week may have been overlooked by Canadians in the storm of controversy about the Senate expense scandal.
After a week of riots, Swedes question the multicultural ethos | Ottawa Citizen blogs.ottawacitizen.com
http://youtu.be/E-_RiZDxFuY The riots that rocked Sweden this past week have finally subsided. It was, as the Chinese curse goes, an interesting time.
Pinball, bones and animal skins: Howie Tsui’s wonderful horrors of the War of 1812 | Ottawa Citizen blogs.ottawacitizen.com
*** And now, for your viewing pleasure, a look into the mind of Howie Tsui. The artist — recent winner of the $5,000 emerging artist award from the Council of the Arts in Ottawa — was asked by a gallery to create works for an exhibition on the bicentennia
From CADSI: The National Research Council of Canada (NRC), in collaboration with CADSI, will be hosting an open house on Tuesday May 28th, 2013 from 9am to 3pm at the NRC campus located across the street from the Ernst and Young Centre (formerly the CE Ce
By Hon. John McKay M.P. Robbing the rich and giving to the poor has been reversed under Harper’s Economic Action Plan as international aid gets rolled into DFAIT. What was supposed to be about helping the world’s poor, is now all about us and our own ec
Canadian Firm and U.S. Navy Complete Successful Tests On Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar | Ottawa Citizen blogs.ottawacitizen.com
News release from Kraken: ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND – MAY 17, 2013 – Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. announced today that a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Navy’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport, Rhode Island
Deniz Tek, of Radio Birdman and other bands, talks about his rock career, being a doctor, and being a Navy fighter pilot.
A Tribe Called Red’s stellar musical message to a world of settlers | Ottawa Citizen blogs.ottawacitizen.com
A Tribe Called Red release their new, unique and irresistible record
What does the recent talk about the ‘sequestering’ of the U.S. federal budget have to do with half the world’s food aid? Much more than you might think.
The long-anticipated audit of Senate residency claims will be tabled later this afternoon. Expenses paid to Conservatives Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau and Liberal Mac Harb are expected to figure prominently.
Andrew Salgado and the rising tide of interest in his paintings – the hottest buy in town | Ottawa Citizen blogs.ottawacitizen.com
Andrew Salgado's paintings are selling quickly, and at one Ottawa gallery they were all gone days before the show even opened. In this interview he talks about his art and career.
Canadian Forces To Turn To Video Conferencing To Help Soldiers With PTSD And Other Mental Illnesses | Ottawa Citizen blogs.ottawacitizen.com
News release from DND:OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 30, 2013) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, announced two new health services initiatives, the Telemental Health Network and the Virtual Reality Initiative Bravemind, d
Secrets of great paintings are revealed in new show of Rubens and others at National Gallery | Ottawa Citizen blogs.ottawacitizen.com
Secrets of great paintings are revealed in new exhibition of Rubens and others at National Gallery
News release from COM DEV: AYLESBURY, UK, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - COM DEV Europe Ltd, a subsidiary of leading space hardware manufacturer COM DEV International (TSX: CDV), today announced that it has been granted formal Authorisation to Proceed (ATP) on a con
U.S. Navy Ordering Marinized Version of Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station from Kongsberg | Ottawa Citizen blogs.ottawacitizen.com
News release from Kongsberg: The U.S Navy has announced it is ordering marinized version of the M153 Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) from Kongsberg Protech Systems to fulfill requirements for its remotely operated Stabilized Small Arm Moun
This is awkward.By now, we're all familiar with Prime Minister Stephen Harper's condemnation of Liberal leader Justin Trudeau's remarks about seeking the root causes of terrorism.
On Freedom Day, another South African jazz classic stuck in my head | Ottawa Citizen blogs.ottawacitizen.com
Today the blog marks Freedom Day, the South African public holiday that commemorates the first post-apartheid elections that were held April 27, 1994. It's been 19 years since the country became fully democratic, allowing all of its citizens to vote in g