Experts In The Media


CGAI Fellows consistently appear across Canadian and international media outlets to discuss a wide variety of issues pertaining to their individual areas of expertise. Below is a list of the most recent media appearances by CGAI Fellows.

2020 Articles

Vietnam Advancing Ties With Russia to Hedge Against China, US by Ralph Jennings (feat. Stephen Nagy), VOA News, February 21, 2020

Experts say blockades crisis is a lose-lose for Trudeau, but he needs to avoid more blunders by Charlie Pinkerton (feat. Peter Donolo), iPolitics, February 20, 2020

New defence procurement agency would be disruptive, costly by Chris Thatcher (feat. Gavin Liddy), Skies, February 20, 2020

Astroscale: Space Sweepers of Orbital Debris by Ana Guzman (feat. Charity Weeden), Ideaxme, February 19, 2020

Pas assez de femmes dans l’Armée canadienne : faiblesse critique, disait l’ONU / Not enough women in the Canadian Army: critical weakness, UN said par/by Stéphane Parent (avec/feat. Stéfanie von Hlatky), RCI, February 19, 2020

The longer and deeper the COVID-19 crisis, the harder it will be to bounce back by Don Pittis (feat. Brian Kingston), CBC News, February 18, 2020

How slower economic growth could put pressure on the federal Liberals by Vassy Kapelo (feat. Brian Kingston), CBC News, February 16, 2020

‘Punishment’ or procedure? Pessimism lingers over efforts to lift China’s canola ban by Janyce McGregor (feat. Meredith Lilly), CBC News, February 14, 2020

Via Rail cancels trains nationwide by Vassy Kapelos (feat. Brian Kingston), Power & Politics, February 13, 2020

Canadians support using force to protect allies, maintain world order: report by Levon Sevunts (feat. Rob Huebert), RCI, February 12, 2020

Trudeau urged to scramble for African business and trade opportunities by Mike Blanchfield and Mia Rabson (feat. Brian Kingston), The Canadian Press, February 11, 2020

Canada’s military wants Ottawa to ban Huawei from 5G by Robert Fife and Steven Chase (feat. John Turnbull), The Globe and Mail, February 10, 2020

Canada applying stiff-upper-lip in post Brexit transition twilight zone by Leo Ryan (feat. Brian Kingston), American Journal of Transportation, February 10, 2020

The Trump Effect: How the U.S. president may be reshaping attitudes toward NATO by Murray Brewster (feat. Steve Saideman and Stéfanie von Hlatky), CBC News, February 10, 2020

Emmanuel Macron exhorte les Européens à “dialogue stratégique” sur la dissuasion nucléaire by AFP (feat. Benjamin Hautecouverture), Nice-matin, February 8, 2020

Canada’s military training mission in Iraq remains in limbo by Bruce Campion-Smith (feat. Thomas Juneau), Toronto Star, February 7, 2020

Dissuasion nucléaire: “Macron va un peu plus loin dans l’affirmation d’une dimension européene” by Invité France (feat. Benjamin Hautecouverture), Rfi, February 7, 2020

Canada’s front-line frigates have suffered 10 fire and smoke incidents since 2018 by Murray Brewster (feat. Rob Huebert), CBC News, February 7, 2020

Trudeau busca en África votos para Canadá en el Consejo de Seguridad by Our Correspondent (feat. Colin Roberton), EFE, February 7, 2020

Danish Firm keen to set up wind turbine factory by Our Correspondent (feat. Rolf Homboe), The Express Tribune, February 7, 2020

A conversation about Canada’s energy and climate future by Brian Rivard (feat. Dennis McConaghy), Ivey, February 5, 2020

Canada Unprepared for Military Aggression Via Arctic, Say Defence Experts by Rahul Vaidyanath (feat. James Fergusson and Rob Huebert), The Epoch Times, February 5, 2020

Saudi Arabia makes $665M payment on Canadian LAV contract by Levon Sevunts (feat. David Perry), Radio Canada International, February 3, 2020

Canadian governments give Huawei millions in funding while debate rages over its 5G role by Tom Blackwell (feat. Hugh Stephens), National Post, February 3, 2020

Canada eyes Southeast Asia to shore up export markets by Chuck Chiang (feat. Hugh Stephens), Business Vancouver, February 3, 2020

Trade deals are not saving Canadian exporters from ‘death by a thousand regulations’ – abroad and at home by Naomi Powell (feat. Meredith Lilly), The Province, February 3, 2020

Canada not rushing to post-Brexit deal with Britain, as business says keep calm by Mike Blanchfield (feat. Brian Kingston), The Star, January 31, 2020

Varcoe: Beyond politics, Teck’s oilsands hinges on partners, pipelines – and prices by Chris Varcoe (feat. Kevin Birn), Calgary Herald, January 31, 2020

Senior officer warns Norad can’t detect Russian bombers in time, needs upgrades by Neil Moss (feat. James Fergusson), The Canadian Press, January 29, 2020

Don’t go down the ‘rabbit hole’ in Trade Committee’s study of new NAFTA implementation bill, warn trade experts by Neil Moss (feat. Brian Kingston and Eric Miller), The Hill Times, January 29, 2020

Varcoe: Opposition to Trans Mountain project grows as shovels in ground by Chris Varcoe (feat. Monica Gattinger), The Calgary Herald, January 29, 2020

Trump unveils Middle East peace plan by Diplomatic Community (feat. Ferry de Kerckhove), CTV News, January 28, 2020

Here’s how robots could repair or dispose of broken satellites in orbit by Loren Grush (feat. Charity Weeden), The Verge, January 28, 2020

Online claims that Chinese scientists stole coronavirus from Winnipeg lab have ‘no factual basis’ by Karen Pauls, Jeff Yates (feat. Heidi Tworek), CBC News, January 27, 2020

Analysis: Why Ottawa”s LRT is a lesson in how not to manage a major environmental project by Tom Spears (feat. Monica Gattinger), Ottawa Citizen, January 27, 2020

‘Unprecedented’ Supreme Court decision on Trans Mountain should be message for Quebec: Kenney by Geoffrey Morgan (feat. Dennis McConaghy), Financial Post, January 27, 2020

Siège au Conseil de sécurité: optimisme prudent du Canada grâce à l’Afrique? by Stéphane Parent (feat. Colin Robertson), RCI, January 27, 2020

Les radars et les milliards dont Ottawa ne veut pas parler by Marc Godbout (feat. James Fergusson), ICI Radio Canada, January 27, 2020

Un Sénat devenu une boîte à surprise? by Manon Cornellier (feat. Hugh Segal), Le Devoir, January 25, 2020

China, other ‘autocrats’ no fans of Canada’s UN Security Council bid: expert by Mike Blanchfield (feat. Colin Robertson), National Post, January 24, 2020

Conflict over fertile lands threatens Nigeria’s food security by Andres Schipani (feat. Robert Muggah), Financial Times, January 23, 2020

Bumpy ride ahead on the bandwagon: why Canadian foreign policy lacks direction by Sakhi Naimpoor (feat. Randolph Mank), The Hill Times, January 21, 2020

Beijing think tank cancels global conference amid Canadian boycott by Nicholas Keung (feat. Andrew Griffith), The Toronto Star, January 21, 2020

Indonesia Fights Growing Pressure from China to Let it Use Disputed Waters by Ralph Jennings (feat. Stephen Nagy), VOA News, January 21, 2020

Here are the feds’ ship-building contracts and how they could help bolster Arctic sovereignty by Rachel Emmanuel (feat. Elinor Sloan and Dick Fadden), iPolitics, January 20, 2020

Experts to tackle 3 perspectives of surveillance at C4ISR and Beyond by Marcello Sukhedo (feat. D. Michael Day), Vanguard, January 20, 2020

Defence expert slams Ottawa for ignoring North Warning System upgrade by Jim Bell (feat. James Fergusson), Nunatsiaq News, January 20, 2020

Nucléaire: l’Iran va-t-il relancer son programme militaire? by Romain Rosso (feat. Benjamin Hautecouverture), L’Express, January 20, 2020

Arctique : diviser pour mieux régner by Mark Fischetti (feat. Rob Huebert), Pour la science, January 20, 2020

Canada-China relations will need a ‘reset’ after Huawei case: China expert by The Street (feat. Amy Karam), BNN Bloomberg, January 20, 2020

Former diplomats and experts at odds over potential Canadian re-engagement with Tehran by Neil Moss (feat. Colin Robertson), The Hill Times, January 20, 2020

Ainda não acabou: veja como conflito EUA x Irã pode continuar no digital by Rodrigo Trindade (feat. Robert Muggah), UOL, January 18, 2020

A Mayor In Norway’s Arctic Looks To China To Reinvent His Frontier Town by Jackie Norman (feat. Adam Lajeunesse), NPR, January 18, 2020

Eight years after, Canada’s move to close Iranian embassy still controversial by CBC Radio (feat. Barbara Martin), The House, January 18, 2020

Varcoe: Three oil pipeline projects inch toward goal-line for Canada by Chris Varcoe (feat. Dennis McConaghy and Kevin Birn), Calgary Herald, January 17, 2020

Congress just passed the USMCA. Now it’s Canada’s turn by Marielle Segarra (feat. Colin Robertson and Eric Miller), Marketplace, January 17, 2020

The entire Russian government resigns as Putin makes a power grab by Isabelle Richer (feat. Andrew Rasiulis), The Danielle Smith Show, January 17, 2020

L’Iran, l’enquête sur l’écrasement du vol PS752 et la diplomatie internationale by Isabelle Richer (feat. Ferry de Kerckhove), 24/60, January 16, 2020

#55 – Canada Gets Kicked in the Teeth by Jane Gerson and Sandy Garossino (feat. Hugh Segal and Steve Saideman), Oppo, January 16, 2020

Trudeau Foreign Policy Scrutiny by John Gormley (feat. Colin Robertson), John Gormley Show, January 16, 2020

In the Middle East, assigning blame is a political act – often a futile one by Aaron Wherry (feat. Thomas Juneau and Steve Saideman), CBC News, January 15, 2020

Ramp up of KXL construction ‘unequivocally good news’: Former TransCanada VP by BNN Bloomberg (feat. Denis McConaghy), BNN Bloomberg, January 15, 2020

Low-level Iranian officials likely scapegoats for downing of Ukrainian plane, experts say by Mark Gollom and Ashley Burke (feat. Thomas Juneau), CBC, January 15, 2020

The Latest on Iran by Libby Znaimer (feat. David Carment), Fight Back with Libby Znaimer, Zoomer Radio, January 15, 2020

Trudeau set right tone in the days after Flight 752 downing, say foreign policy experts by Neil Moss (feat. Colin Robertson and Jocelyn Coulon), The Hill Times, January 15, 2020

In the Middle East, assigning blame is a political act — often a futile one by Aaron Wherry (feat. Thomas Juneau and Stephen Saideman), CBC, January 15, 2020

Cold Blast Means Lower Prices for Canadian Oil-Sands Producers by Robert Tuttle (feat. Kevin Birn), Bloomberg, January 14, 2020

Harper says change needed in Iran to bring peace to region by Kathleen Harris (feat. Thomas Juneau), CBC, January 14, 2020

As Australia burns, a plan for a joint seaborne firefighting unit is getting a second look by Murray Brewster (feat. David Perry), CBC News, January 14, 2020

Justin Trudeau peine à hisser le Canada sur la scène internationale by Hélène Jouan (feat. Jocelyn Coulon), Le Monde, January 14, 2020

MH17 investigation a blueprint for Canada after 57 Canadians killed aboard Ukrainian flight in Iran, say former diplomats by Neil Moss, Aidan Chamandy (feat. Barbara Martin, Glenn Davidson, and Steve Saideman), The Hill Times, January 13, 2020

Iran plane crash: What’s next for Canada? by Global Calgary (feat. Rob Huebert), Global News, January 12, 2020

The U.S.-China trade deal is bad for Canada – and we can’t do a thing about it by Barrie McKenna (feat. John Weekes), The Globe and Mail, January 12, 2020

Canada’s response to Iran crash a “180-degree shift” from Air India disaster, experts say by Kathleen Harris (feat. Andrew Griffith), CBC News, January 11, 2020

Why Trump’s call for an expanded NATO presence in the Middle East will be a hard sell by Murray Brewster (feat. Steve Saideman and Stefanie von Hlatky), CBC News, January 11, 2020

Rapatrier les restes des victimes canadiennes du vol 752 s’annonce plus ardu by Stéphane Parent (feat. Thomas Juneau), RCI Net, January 10, 2020

An Iranian missile likely brought down a Ukrainian plane. Here’s how it could have happened by Andrew Russell (feat. Dave Perry), Global News, January 9, 2020

Canada fights for access to crash investigation by Suhana Meharchand (feat. Colin Robertson), CBC, January 10, 2020

Iran crash investigation: evidence missile downed jet by Sonia Sunger (feat. Matthew Fisher), Global News, January 10, 2020

Ukraine Aircraft Reportedly Shot Down by John Gormley (feat. Andrew P. Rasiulis), The John Gormley Show, January 10, 2020

What an unusual right turn after takeoff says about Flight PS752 by Lee Berthiaume and Jordan Press (feat. Dave Perry and Mike Day), The Canadian Press, January 9, 2020

Accident or ‘act of war?’ Trudeau pressed on next steps for Canada, Iran after crash by Amanda Connolly (feat. Colin Robertson), Global News, January 9, 2020

2020: A World Divided by The Agenda With Steve Paikin (feat. Matthew Fisher), TVO, January 9, 2020

Trump réagit avec mesure à la riposte iranienne by Guillaume Lepag (feat. Ferry de Kerckhove), Le Devoir, January 9, 2020

Trudeau says evidence indicates Iranian missile brought down Ukraine flight by Catharine Tunney (feat. Thomas Juneau), CBC News, January 9, 2020

Will we get sucked into a war? Key questions for Canada as the U.S. and Iran spar by Alex Ballingall (feat. Thomas Juneau), The Toronto Star, January 8, 2020

Repatriating Canadian air crash victims will be hampered by a lack of diplomatic ties with Iran, expert say by Kathleen Harris (feat. Thomas Juneau), CBC News, January 8, 2020

Mixed reaction to U.S.-Iran tensions from Iranian-Canadians in Calgary by Christa Dao (feat. Rob Huebert), Global News, January 8, 2020

Iran attack underscores need for new air defences: Canadian Army by Lee Berthiaume (feat. David Perry), National Post, January 8, 2020

Quem é o Brasil na fila da primeira ciberguerra mundial? by Yasodara Córdova (feat. Robert Muggah), UOL, January 8, 2020

An Optimistic Take? Iran’s Missile Launch Could Result In Tensions Easing Between Two Nations by Chris Walker (feat. Thomas Juneau), Hill Reporter, January 8, 2020

Temporary suspension of Canada-led NATO training mission ‘wise’ say experts, as NDP calls for troops to go home by Palak Mangat, Neil Moss, and Aidan Chamandy (feat. Colin Robertson), The Hill Times, January 8, 2020

Escalating Tensions between USA & Iran by James Gormley (feat. Colin Robertson), CJME/CKOM, January 8, 2020

U.S. Killing of Qassem Soleimani by Steve Murphy (feat. Glenn Davidson), CTV Atlantic, January 7, 2020

L’Iran attaque deux bases americaines (@1:02:00) by Anne-Marie Dussault (feat. Thomas Juneau), 24/60, January 7, 2020

Canada pauses military operations in Iraq amid Iran-U.S. crisis by Levon Sevunts (feat. Matthew Fisher), RCI, January 7, 2020

Soleimani’s Death Sparks Renewed Calls for Canada to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a Terrorist Entity by Lee Harding (feat. Denis Thompson), The Epoch Times, January 7, 2020

Soleimani killing: Japan sticks to warship deployment, as Shinzo Abe calls for diplomacy by Julian Ryall (feat. Stephen Nagy), South China Morning Post, January 7, 2020

Champagne says Canada committed to its Iraq operations despite Iran’s vow to avenge Soleimani killing by Steven Chase and Michelle Carbert (feat. Colin Robertson), The Globe & Mail, January 6, 2020

Temporary suspension of Canada-led NATO training mission ‘wise,’ say experts, as NDP calls for troops to come home by Palak Mangat, Neil Moss, and Aidan Chamandy (feat. Colin Robertson), The Hill Times, January 6, 2020

Trump’s Soleimani killing the latest blow to allies’ trust in United States: experts by Amanda Conolly (feat. Colin Robertson and Steve Saideman), Global News, January 6, 2020

More volatility expected as oil markets wait for next 'shoes to drop' by Tony Seskus (feat. Kevin Birn), CBC, January 6, 2020

Canadian Soldiers are in Iraq, but their mission is uncertain amid Iran-US conflict by Mack Lamoureux (feat. Thomas Juneau), Vice, January 6, 2020

L’accord sur le nucléaire iranien est un « zombie » by Pierre Alonso (feat. Benjamin Hautecouverture), Libération, January 6, 2020

Nucléaire iranien: un accord froisse, mais pas déchiré by Pierre Alonso (feat. Benjamin Hautecouverture), Libération, January 6, 2020

As Iran Vows Revenge over Air Strike, Saudi Arabia Says US Didn’t ‘Consult’ Kingdom Before Attack by AFP (feat. Thomas Juneau), NEWS18, January 5, 2020

Beef up SAR to keep the North secure, experts argue by Katie Toth (feat. Rob Huebert), CBC News, January 5, 2020

NATO to debate Iraq mission led by Canadian officer by Daniel Leblanc (feat. Thomas Juneau), The Globe and Mail, January 5, 2020

The West Block – Episode 18, Season 9 by Mercedes Stephenson (feat. Matthew Fisher), Global News, January 5, 2020

‘Exercise a high degree of cautions’: Canada updates Middle East travel advisories by Emerald Bensadoun (feat. Matthew Fisher), Global News, January 4, 2020

Tout peut arriver au pays de Trump by Guillaume Lepage and Magdaline Boutros (feat. Frederick Gagnon), Le Devoir, January 4, 2020

Soleimani killing has made Canadians ‘vulnerable’ to attacks from Iran: Fisher by Kerri Breen (feat. Matthew Fisher), Global News, January 4, 2020

Federal government tells Canadians to consider leaving Iraq by Kerri Breen (feat. Matthew Fisher), Global News, January 3, 2020

Malaysia Stands by Claim to Increase South China Sea Territory by Tyler Dawson (feat. Stephen Nagy), BenarNews, January 3, 2020

Qassem Soleimani: How the U.S. tracked and killed one of Iran’s most feared men by Tyler Dawson (feat. Thomas Juneau), The Community Press, January 3, 2020

The US braces for retaliation after the killing of Iran’s top general (@ 24:15) by Scott Thompson (feat. Matthew Fisher), Scott Thompson Show, January 3, 2020

Ferry de Kerckhove on the assassination of Iran’s Qassem Suleimani by Scott Thompson (feat. Ferry de Kerckhove), Scott Thompson Show, January 3, 2020

The U.S. has killed a top Iranian general by Ryan Jespersen (feat. Colin Robertson), Ryan Jespersen Show, January 3, 2020

Japan SDF mission in focus after U.S. assassination of top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani by Jesse Johnson (feat. Stephen Nagy), The Japan Times, January 3, 2020

Killing of Qassem Soleimani could endanger Canadian troops in Middle-East, experts say by Andrew Russell (feat. Thomas Juneau), Global News, January 3, 2020

Iran vows revenge after U.S. strike by Danielle Smith (feat. Ferry de Kerckhove), The Danielle Smith Show, January 3, 2020

Marine shipping rules will pose a challenge in 2020: IHS Markit by BNN Bloomberg (feat. Kevin Birn), BNN Bloomberg, January 3, 2020

In bid for UN Security Council seat, Canada’s position on reform could be a barrier: analyst by David Akin (feat. Colin Robertson), Global News, January 3, 2020

Oil ban a “bitter pill” that should end in 2020, Kenney says by Joseph Warner (feat. Kevin Birn), The Media Times, January 2, 2020

Can new federal unit address Canada’s ‘inconsistent track record’ in terrorism prosecutions? by Douglas Qan (feat. Michael Nesbitt), National Post, January 2, 2020


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