Canadians, Defence Spending, and NORAD Modernization


December 27, 2021

In this new episode of Defence Deconstructed, David Perry and Jean-Christophe Boucher discuss Canadians’ attitudes towards defence spending and the implication for the modernization of North American Defence.

This episode was made possible thanks to the support of the Department of National Defence’s MINDS Program

Defence Deconstructed is brought to you by Irving Shipbuilding and Boeing.

Participant Biography:

  • Jean-Christophe Boucher is an Assistant Professor at the School of Public Policy and Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary. His is currently a director of research in civil-military relations at the Canadian Defence and Security Network funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council. A fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; a research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Security and Development at Dalhousie University; Senior Fellow at the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur les relations internationales du Canada et du Québec. He holds a BA in History from the University of Ottawa, a MA in Philosophy from the Université de Montréal and a PhD in Political Science from Université Laval. He specializes in international relations, with an emphasis on Canadian foreign and defence policies, international security, and methodology.

Host Biography:

  • Dave Perry: Senior Analyst and Vice President with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.

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